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yurbud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:57 PM
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Poll question: Reality leaked into MSM: Iraqis want us to leave. What painfully obvious reality is next?
So much that is crucial to informed public debate is left out that it's painful to listen to even relatively good Democrats talk about the issues, especially foreign policy.

But when Maliki said he agreed with Obama about a timeline for withdrawal, a miracle happened: the MSM acknowledged the reality that the Iraqis want us to leave.

And not just once. It stuck in the discourse.

This makes me wonder which other painfully obvious but censored truth will finally take its rightful place in mainstream discourse.

I've got some candidates below, but I'd like to hear others.

Sorry, polls are turned off at Level 3.

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AndyTiedye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:01 PM
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1. None of the Above
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 11:02 PM by AndyTiedye
It is almost inconceivable that the MSM would utter any of those statements, no matter what happens, or how obviously true they are.


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yurbud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:07 PM
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2. How did Maliki's statement break through? That was taboo too
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:10 PM
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3. leaked/published by Der Speigle(SP?) then translated into English by
Maliki's guy...

Bush/McLoser had inserted Hooves into their own Mouths

OMG...its all over on CountDown with KO
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yurbud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:36 PM
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4. all of the options in my list have been on BBC or other respected overseas sources
and didn't break through here.
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