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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Maybe We Should Not Emphasize This Poster Child

Before we make too much fuss over the death of Neda Soltan, we should recall that this is an area where manufacturing fake atrocities is a standard part of politics. We might not want to continue the Rachel Corrie precedent.

Addendum: While Googling neda soltan rachel corrie, I found the following:

Establishment media falls over itself to broadcast footage showing death of young Iranian protester, yet completely refused to show victims of Iraq and Afghanistan wars
What is the color of the sky on their planet?

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