Some Inconvenient Facts About the Haditha Incident - UPDATED
It started in November 2005. It became a political witch-hunt after
Time’s Tim McGirk plastered the media with half-truths, suspect statements from
“eyewitnesses” and a great deal of hearsay. It exploded into an anti-war talking
point once John Murtha called it “cold blooded murder” and compared it to My
Lai. The media and the anti-war crowd were salivating at the thought of US
Marines convicted of murder. It did not occur to them that the Marines deserved
the benefit of the doubt – you know, innocent until proven guilty....
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