miércoles, mayo 05, 2004

The Pictures Seen 'Round the World
By Howard Kurtz

Here's what I don't get.

CBS News sets off a worldwide furor by airing those horrible, shocking pictures of American soldiers abusing and humiliating Iraqi prisoners--people engaging in conduct so utterly despicable that it's hard to fathom how they could be so cruel, and appear to be having such a good time at it.

President Bush, and the American public, and the rest of the world are revolted. Every time I look at those pictures--and cable is showing them every 12 minutes, with Janet Jackson-like intensity--I cringe. Several investigations are under way.

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