New York Post Fails To Support The Troops With Heinous Cover
This morning's cover of the New York Post may appease the fringe conservatives who are so filled with fear and paranoia that the only option is to kill every foe -- real or imagined.
But the image -- with the Iraq Study Group's James Baker and Lee Hamilton's faces superimposed on monkeys, over the headline "Surrender Monkeys" -- is a bad joke.
The sub-head, "Iraq panel urges U.S. to give up," is a gross mischaracterization. The Post knows this, but it also knows it wants to sell newspapers.
It doesn't help the troops or their families. It doesn't help the increasingly out-of-control battle to stabilize Iraq. It doesn't help in the greater war on terror.
It is a simpleton view of the world. Can't understand the world's problems or how to solve them? Resort to name calling. Resort to lashing out with ugly images.
It serves the crowd that thinks Mark Levin and Sean Hannity are objective sources of news. It doesn't serve the rest of us.