Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend 1 (1 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   1 comment

Paul Krugman: Marches of Folly, From Iraq to the Deficit

Quicklink submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 3/18/13

Become a Fan
  (43 fans)
the war -- having cost thousands of American lives and scores of thousands of Iraqi lives, having imposed financial costs vastly higher than the war's boosters predicted -- left America weaker, not stronger, and ended up creating an Iraqi regime that is closer to Tehran than it is to Washington. So did our political elite and our news media learn from this experience? It sure doesn't look like it. All in all, it was an object lesson in the dangers of groupthink, a demonstration of how important it is to listen to skeptical voices and separate reporting from advocacy. But as I said, it's a lesson that doesn't seem to have been learned.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.nytimes.com

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -