Saddam's statue came down, in classic disinformation
2003 The USA military faked the tearing down of the statue of Saddam Hussein for the world’s media. Trouble was, it was all organised by USA Army public relations professionals, and a classic piece of disinformation lapped up by compliant media.
While many of us felt sure it was all an obvious crock, for United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld the scene was "breathtaking". For the British Army it was "historic". For BBC Radio it was "amazing". For people who discovered how they did it, it was a cynical exercise of the George W Bush administration in deceiving the people of the United States of America, and of the world ... Read on, today in the Book of Days.
Tagged: usa, iraq, military, dubya, army, disinformation, war+on+terror, impeach+bush, saddam+hussein