Monday, November 21, 2005

Journalists are the Enemy

This is what the troops In Iraq are thinking, says Strategypage. Can't imagine why...

To the troops, the war is being won. They see bad guys killed in large numbers, and few Americans getting hurt (it’s fairly common for their to be about twenty enemy dead for each American loss). The troops see tangible evidence, every day, of Iraqis having a better life. The troops cannot understand why that is not news, and why journalists always seem to be looking for a negative angle.
...As a result of this clash of cultures, reporters are increasingly seen as a potentially dangerous enemy.

So what should we do about them? One word: Censorship!

Austin Bay discusses this article.