It's well worth reading. Glenn rightly reminds us that Pollack and O'Hanlon were, like me, strong supporters of the war in the first place but, unlike me, also supporters of what I thought was the insufficient and too-late "surge" of troops this year. Then this:
But the far greater deceit involves the trip itself and the way it was represented - both by Pollack/O'Hanlon as well as the excited media figures who touted its significance and meaning. From beginning to end, this trip was planned, shaped and controlled by the U.S. military - a fact inexcusably concealed in both the Op-Ed itself and virtually every interview the two of them gave. With very few exceptions, what they saw was choreographed by the U.S. military and carefully selected for them.
Propaganda, in other words. For what?
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