Wednesday, February 20, 2008

But, of course

Now that it's accepted gospel like Al Gore inventing the internet:

The U.S. military said Wednesday that two women used as suicide bombers in attacks earlier this month had undergone psychiatric treatment but there is no indication they had Down syndrome as Iraqi and U.S. officials initially had claimed.

The act of strapping yourself up with explosives and then self-detonating in a crowd of innocent people is abhorrent enough. To add that special touch of extra malevolence to it just to gain some sort of PR battle points at home about how were dealing with 'monsters' is not necessary and, well, also sick.

And the bottom-line is, when it was a asserted a few weeks ago when this explosion occurred I doubted it because we've been lied to so many times before, or had ridiculous assertions tossed out at us with the seeming purpose of giving right-wing blogs something to spew about.

And now, here we are seing it happen yet again.

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