War: 1 Truth: 0

“In war, truth is the first victim”, someone has said. When you’re outside the US and have more than CNN to report on the war, you get what that means: at least in the last few days, the Iraqi ministry of information has released news that has swiftly been denied by the US, then admitted a few hours/days later. President Bush seems to have miscalculated the war, why else would he ask for $75 billion more (hey, I’d think he could just BUY Iraq for that sum…). The “smart bombs” and “precision rockets” have so far hit two different COUNTRIES! There may have been more casualties by friendly fire und technical problems than by combat. How bad is it when you can believe the Iraqi ministry of information more easily than the US news media…