Haditha incident; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Peter Pace commented: "Clearly the individuals involved - if they are responsible for the things they are being accused of - have not performed their duty the way that 99.9% of their fellow marines have."
A careful study published in the British medical journal the Lancet in October 2004 suggested a figure of 100,000 or more civilian "excess deaths." Iraq Body Count, an organization which relies largely on Western media reports of civilian casualties for its count, now offers 38,000-42,000 as a conservative but confirmed range of noncombatant deaths..
There's about 130,000 American troops in Iraq. 0.1% is 130 soldiers.
So what's the problem? Arrest these 130 guys. Get rid of them, and leave the rest of the perfect 129,870 democracy-spreading candy-giving good guys alone and let them do their goddamn jobs!
Attorney-General Gonzalez; this is your mission. If you choose to accept it, the GOP can win in November.