Saturday, March 11, 2006

I can't count that high either 

This has to be the most asinine headline of, well, this week. If it weren't for the Associated Press, I would have had no idea that four years had elapsed since the invasion of Iraq. Time flies.


By Blogger Enlighten-NewJersey, at Sun Mar 12, 01:20:00 PM:

Let’s see the U.S. invasion of Iraq began on March 17, 2003. March 2003 to March 2004, that’s one year. March 2004 to March 2005, that’s two years. March 2005 to March 2006, brings us to three years. Let me try that again. March 2003 to ...  

By Anonymous Anonymous, at Mon Mar 13, 10:06:00 AM:

Well, I see in the first paragraph of the lede that they say "as the United States enters its fourth year in Iraq", so they obviously aren't trying to twist facts or anything.

Anyway, would the headline "After Three Years, Iraq Withdrawal Elusive" really be that much better?  

By Blogger TigerHawk, at Mon Mar 13, 01:02:00 PM:

I was only accusing them of stupidity, not dissembling.  

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