How did they kill and capture so many non-existent bad guys?

September 11, 2005  ·  Michael Fumento  ·  Weblog

"U.S. Troops Sweep Into Empty Insurgent Haven in Iraq," declares the headline of a Washington Post piece of Sept. 11. Yet in the piece itself we read "at least 550 suspected insurgents have been killed or captured" in the operation (as opposed to five Iraqi troops and one American.) How do you kill or capture 550 insurgents in an "empty insurgent haven"? Only the Washington Post and its hairdresser knows for sure.

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