Iraq Missing from the Headlines – January 14, 2008
Have you noticed that Iraq no longer dominates the headlines? I remember when the news media gave us a daily update on the number of deaths in Iraq. They paid special attention to the magic numbers, i.e., 100 deaths, 200 deaths, etc. Every day they discussed the Bush mistakes in Iraq. Why is it conspicuously missing from the news today? Why aren’t they still counting the deaths or pointing out the Bush mistakes? Could it be because the deaths are very low now; the surge is working; violence is waning; peace is growing; hope is taking hold among the Iraqis; things are improving very much? The success in Iraq is not news worthy because …………………….?