While driving home with Larry from the vet, I turned on WTMJ and listened as Charlie Sykes, in his usual sarcastic lilt, intoned about nine beheaded corpses that had been found in Bagdhad just the other day. He wondered if the deaths of these nine would receive even 1/5,000 the coverage as the alleged killings at Haditha by Marines was receiving.
Out in the cheddarsphere, I imagined I heard all the little neocon bloggers braying in unison, "Uh huh, Uh huh. Uh, huh."
News flash to Charlie and his Wingnuts, the reason the allleged murders of Iraqis by Marines receives more attention is because ... duh, the deaths are alleged to have been caused by US! You and me. The Marines represent us. They're Americans.
The deaths of the other nine are not diminished by the fact their passing receives less coverage. But, we are, in the words of Ronald Reagan, that "shining city on a hill." We should be above this kind of behavior.
Just more stupid commentary by Charlie intended to incite his herd.
Beware linking the words "Scott Walker" and "principle" - And, of course, Walker's announcement of an overdue budget deal "in principle" was shot down by legislators with whom he'd struck that deal. So what is it ...
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