Monday Morning Surprise!

According to Time Magazine, that who 'Operation Swarmer' (Not one of the catchiest code names) was apparently a fraud.

But contrary to what many many television networks erroneously reported, the operation was by no means the largest use of airpower since the start of the war. ("Air Assault" is a military term that refers specifically to transporting troops into an area.) In fact, there were no airstrikes and no leading insurgents were nabbed in an operation that some skeptical military analysts described as little more than a photo op. What'’s more, there were no shots fired at all and the units had met no resistance, said the U.S. and Iraqi commanders.
This isn't reporting the side of events that favor the Administration. This is an outright attempt at disinformation, aimed at the American public. What's worse is that thought it doesn't seem that any soldiers were killed in 'Operation Swarmer,' if there had been, how would you explain it to the family?

"On behalf of a gratefull President, we thank you for your son's service. Be comforted by knowing he died honorably in an operation to raise the President's approval numbers."

No comments: