We all heard that the first causality in war is truth. So why should we be surprised that the coverage of the Afghan 'police action' is being told from the podium of government press conferences? Where is Dan Rather, crawling on his stomach in local garb? Yes we are watching those video camera spots that look like a bad edit after an all night party. But are we really getting the real story? Of course not is the answer that you can always rely upon, when in doubt.
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