Friday, August 12, 2005

Iraq, Demoted from War to Struggle, Slips in Ratings


Here's a clipped image from the MSN Homepage today.

Puzzle: Can you find something Americans are being asked to fight and die for and costs a billion dollars in your tax dollars every X hours? Ok, so their not your kids and it's borrowed money from some future taxpayers, but still...

There is more emphasis on "Are you fighting over Fluffy" than Operation Enduring Inattention. Headlines and graphics on newspages are not randomly generated. Management has made the conscious decision that the war doesn't matter except as a daily footnote. They know they can't ignore it completely. Although, like President CrazyBananas, they would if they could.

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