3.26.2008

Will The Media Finally Report That The Surge Has Failed?

Iraq is collapsing before our eyes while McCain gives his foreign policy speech today, noting how successful the surge is and how normal life is returning to the Iraqi people.

It's a parallel universe I tell you!

From georgia10:

The centerpiece of John McCain's campaign is that "the surge is working" in Iraq. He has repeated this lie hundreds of times on the trail, and in doing so, he has rarely been challenged. The press has largely reported his contention as fact, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary.

The surge, the president's "New Way Forward," was supposed to provide stability, promote political progress, and otherwise assist the Iraqi government in meeting certain benchmarks. As to those expressed goals, the surge has, by any measure, failed.

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