Friday, April 04, 2003

It seems that responsibility for this atrocity rests squarely on the shoulders of the Iraqi dictator and his loyalists. Fox News quoted a "prominent cleric" in the area saying, "These people, children and women: Those were put in the bus by Saddam Hussein's forces. Their husbands or fathers were taken hostage, and the driver was ordered to speed up to the checkpoint and not stop so that they would be shot at."

---I'm assuming the BBC is going to run this little piece of information? Too much to hope for I imagine, that would involve objective reporting.