Bitter Victories

I know that this is a couple of days late, but I still wanted to mention it.

Surprisingly, the AP has finally seen fit to acknowledge downward trend in violence that Iraq has been experiencing for several months now.

Unsurprisingly, they couldn’t mention that until they had some bad news to cloak it in.

BAGHDAD (AP) – The U.S. military on Tuesday announced the deaths of five more soldiers, making 2007 the deadliest year for U.S. troops despite a recent downturn, according to an Associated Press count.

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They earn the moniker “Al-qaeda Press” more thoroughly every day.

I wonder what bad news they’ll have to wait for to mask reports that Al-qaeda has been eliminated in Baghdad?

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