Friday, June 22, 2007

One of the most interesting things about having an RSS reader is seeing the same headlines over and over again. You really get an idea of how certain things are permeated in the media, especially in different countries.

Today, two headlines have dominated the feeds-

US May Reduce Forces in Iraq by Spring


Administration May Close Gitmo

Now, the thing that sticks out the most to me on these are......

They are suppositions. No hard facts. Just, "If this happens this way, then that will happen that way if we maybe feel like it that day".

But those headlines are EVERYWHERE. I mean it, from India to Al Jahzeera to Ireland.
Just floaters out there in the ether.

Someone with a conspiratorial mindset just might make something of it.

Bait and switch? Distraction? Placebo?


At 8:21 PM, Blogger Paddy said...


At 8:51 PM, Blogger GottaLaff said...

Similarly, there is always lots of speculation on the news in general. A lot of "what-ifs", which isn't news at all. It's speculation.

It drives me nuts. It'

At 8:52 PM, Anonymous Eli said...

The media may start actually doing their jobs.

At 10:10 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I get my news from my son...he's over there.


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