"This Makes It Real"
Excuse me? The wounding of an American newsman makes it real? So much for the two thousand plus American troops who have given their lives, so much for the thousands of Iraqi's murdered by Al Qaeda and their fellow travelors. That wasn't "REAL." But this is!
Funny how that works for some people, isn't it?
From the Media Blog at NRO via Mudville Gazette's Dawn Patrol.
The downside, of course, is that the usual suspects have used the incident to declare Iraq a disaster (again). This time it was CNN's Christiane Amanpour:The war in Iraq has basically turned out to be a disaster and journalists have paid for it, paid for the privilege of witnessing and reporting that and so have many, many other people who have been there.