Sunday, February 04, 2007

New Gulf of Tonkin in Persian Gulf

By Daniel Patrick Welch
February 4, 2007

I'm putting my mother into bed and the high-pitched urgency of MSNBC's 'this just in' crisis reporting cuts through evening calm. Same on CNN, and I don't even bother to check the other channels.

Iran, we are being told, is to blame for the Kerbala attack. We have always been at war with Eastasia. I can't believe it is happening so neatly, so on cue and so cutely bundled in such a familiar package.

Read on.

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