In the middle of a speech at American Thinker by a Marine general is this simple statement that tends to absolve Mainstream Media of a charge of disloyalty but convicts them of being newspeople trying to sell papers and draw viewers:
In Iraq, the media talks about the casualties. They seldom report the successes. I don’t think that this is intentional. It is just more difficult to quantify progress and reduce it to a sound bite.
He is Major General Michael Lehnert, who heads California bases, talking to civilians about how to view the military. Good stuff.