Judith Lautner (judith) wrote,
Judith Lautner

war news

I have avoided a lot of the war news. Today I saw the newspaper spread out in the break room, and lo! the page was full of large pictures of "collateral damage", including a picture of a young girl who was injured in a US bomb attack that killed her mother and aunt, and an article on the reactions of the Iraqi people, from the LA Times. It was the back page but it was nevertheless large, unavoidable.

It surprised me that such coverage would be in such a conservative paper as we have here. I am wondering if it is a way of hedging bets.

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