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SHOCKER! - Anti-Iraq Bias Evident in Media

This would be so laughable if so many lives weren't at stake.  First, as usual, Greyhawk at the Mudville Gazette spells it out for us, logically and cleanly:

Want more evidence of victory in Iraq? Look no further than Newsweek's amazing attempt at spin:

The Bush administration is starving for good news out of Iraq, and it may finally have some: new U.S. government statistics showing that violent attacks of all kinds are down to levels not seen since 2005. But until recently, the administration appears to have resisted acknowledging a key element of the new data, because it flies in the face of President George W. Bush's ongoing rhetorical confrontation with Iran's clerical regime. According to three senior U.S. officials, who asked for anonymity when discussing sensitive information, the decline in Iraq violence also includes a decrease in the number of attacks attributable to insurgents backed or armed by Iran. Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell confirmed to NEWSWEEK that "there has indeed been a drop" in such attacks, but he added that "it's not entirely clear what the reason for that is."

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, the Bush administration has now been accused of trying to cover up good news from Iraq. The second paragraph just piles on the ignorance - with a shocking secret revealed...

Be sure to read the whole post which concludes with double-speak from CNN's Barbara Starr.

And for a surreal moment, check out Kevin Whalen's post at Pundit Review about the MSM lamenting the lack of killed people:

As violence falls in Iraq, cemetery workers feel the pinch

NAJAF, Iraq — At what’s believed to be the world’s largest cemetery, where Shiite Muslims aspire to be buried and millions already have been, business isn’t good...


Since this is happening wholesale right now, feel free to add links and items in the Comments.  I'll try to post the more egregious ones.