BBC’s ‘Why We Fight’ Propaganda Film

At the urging of a liberal friend, Dean Esmay watched the BBC Iraq War documentary “Why We Fight.” If not for, “the arrogance behind it, the prejudices, the paint-by-numbers presumptions, and the utter cowardice in refusing to bring on people who utterly refute their point of view” it would have been better.

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James Joyner
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Comments

  1. Patrick McGuire says:

    Considering the source, what would you expect?

  2. JJ says:

    “the arrogance behind it, the prejudices, the paint-by-numbers presumptions, and the utter cowardice in refusing to bring on people who utterly refute their point of view”

    Most accurate description of the planning for the Irag war I have seen.