Washington Post embedding with the enemy in Iraq

by Infidelesto on March 29, 2008 · View Comments

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Great job by another major American newspaper reporting from the front lines….with the enemy. I guess “objective reporting” has been taken to a new level, although it wouldn’t be the first…remember Bilal Hussein?

19 Tense Hours in Sadr City Alongside the Mahdi Army

As a heavy barrage erupted outside his parents’ house, Abu Mustafa al-Thahabi, a political and military adviser to the Mahdi Army of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, rushed through the purple gate and took shelter behind the thick walls. He had just spoken with a fighter by cellphone. “I told him not to use that weapon. It’s not effective,” he said, referring to a rocket-propelled grenade. “I told him to use the IED, the Iranian one,” he added, using the shorthand for an improvised explosive device. “This is more effective.”

Uncle Jimbo from Black five weighs in:

Well color me shocked, but the Washington Post has a reporter embedded with the Mahdi Army. They are receiving first hand reports on how the Iranian-backed militias there are trying to kill our troops. I am just curious about how it would have gone over if they had embedded a reporter with the SS in France as we invaded Normandy, or in the caves on Okinawa to report on how well the Japanese were doing slaughtering Marines.

Fortunately for us our media has no qualms about engaging with (not in the proper way), reporting on, and essentially becoming terrorist press agents. AP photog Bilal Hussein is in Iraqi jail for his role spreading the lies and propaganda of the Sunni terrorists and AQI. Let there be no doubt that the press is not on our team and at some point those chickens need to come home to roost.

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  • http://muddleoftheroad.blogspot.com reddog

    Every White House correspondent is embedded with the enemy. It’s good to get the story, wherever it is.

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