Thursday, May 1, 2008

Meanwhile, "over there" . . . II

Officials: Sadr City battles killed hundreds in April

"BAGHDAD, Iraq CNN) -- The fighting that erupted in Baghdad's Sadr City last month has killed 925 people and wounded 2,605, a top government official said Wednesday.

Most of the casualties consist of civilians and "criminal elements attacked by us," said Tahseen al-Sheikhly, a spokesman for the Baghdad security crackdown called Operation Enforcing the Law.

Civilians are being caught in the crossfire because militants "use the population to cover themselves," al-Sheikhly said."

On the anniversary of the single greatest propaganda fuck-up in American history, no doubt the sons-of-bitches in the RepubliCon party will point to this carnage as proof that "the Surge is working." While the media attempts to do voodoo reanimation tricks over Hillary's campaign in a ploy for more interesting coverage and damage to the American left, Iraqi citizens and US soldiers are killed or horribly injured.

The surge has worked, indeed.

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