Monday, September 10, 2007

Rub the Lamp, Get the Genie

They say truth is the first casualty of war. That's because propaganda, secretiveness, distortions, and outright lies are what it takes to keep the Body Bags filling up, so military commanders often devote a lot of energy to controlling the flow of information.

Enter the age of the Internet.

Troop blogs show increasing criticism of war

That one almost speaks for itself! Hard to keep the war machine going when your biggest critics are the very cogs you are using to do the killing.


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