In Iraq, It's Only a "Massacre" When It Involves Marines
The Western news giants are keeping the public up on the latest “massacre” news from Haditha:
The Washington Post on Saturday, May 27, 2006:
CNN, May 29, 2006:
The BBC, May 30, 2006:
But, when the killing is done by “insurgents”, here are the mainstream media headlines:
CNN, Monday, February 28, 2005, on the deadliest single insurgent attack of war:
The BBC, February 28, 2005,… No blame here:
The New York Times, May 4, 2005, on a suicide bombing that killed 60:
Get the picture?
Of course, Granma news from Cuba is in complete agreement with the Western press:
And Aljazeera.com also has no problems with the reports coming from America and the West:
So, here’s a question… If the Americans are found innocent, will it still be a “massacre”?
** As discussed on Allman & Smash in the Morning
Update: Gina Cobb makes a very good point.