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March 26, 2003
I actually saw a graphic on Fox News yesterday comparing U.S. casualties to Iraqi. War reporting has become sports coverage, complete with recaps, highlight film, and color commentary. The war is water cooler talk, fodder for speculative argument. What if we'd just spent another day on the air war? Did you see that end around the Republican Guard?

I recently saw a commercial for the Armed Services that looked right out of NFL central casting. The images were carefully mastered presenting the image of Army as a glamorous profession, not one of service. Colorfully garbed soldiers all tanned and buffed.