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  • Goodman of Globe Recycles Iraqi Civilian Death Canard

    12/15/2006 6:28:30 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 13 replies · 424+ views
    Boston Globe/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” - Winston Churchill In the course of a Boston Globe column today in which she calls for a referendum in Iraq as to whether the US stays or goes, Ellen Goodman writes:"Today we have nearly 3,000 American deaths, and by one estimate 650,000 Iraqi deaths."Ever the environmentalist, Goodman is dutifully recycling the findings of a report published in the Lancet magazine on civilian deaths in Iraq. This study, prepared by two anti-war partisans, has - as I noted here back in...
  • Globe Cartoon Clings to Phony Study of Iraqi Civilian Deaths

    10/25/2006 4:06:26 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 1 replies · 686+ views
    Boston Globe/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    A study - released by its anti-war partisan authors just in time for the election - claiming that more than 650,000 Iraqi civilians have died as a result of the war has been debunked more times than Paris Hilton has been . . . well, let's just say the study has been debunked often and thoroughly, as noted here.But that doesn't prevent a member-in-good-standing of the MSM from shamelessly recyclying the phony numbers. Have a close look at this editorial cartoon from today's Boston Globe by house cartoonist Dan Wasserman. President Bush is shown declaring that, among other problems in...