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Mar 30, 2004 9:23 am

Pot Calls Kettle Black, Then Shuts It Down

Now let me get this straight: the U.S. occupiers have closed a popular newspaper in Baghdad for, as the New York Times put it,"printing lies that incited violence." That is undoubtedly more serious than issuing lies to justify violence.

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Jonathan Dresner - 3/30/2004

You could easily argue that the NY Times and other mainstream US newspapers are liable for the same thing, printing lies that incited violence" for their complicity in the misinformation which created such widespread support for the invasion and occupation of Iraq.