Friday, February 03, 2006
Cartoonists Under Fire - Off with their heads
WASHINGTON -- Military leaders angrily denounced as "beyond tasteless" a Washington Post editorial cartoon featuring a likeness of a severely wounded soldier and Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld as an attending doctor who says, "I'm listing your condition as `battle hardened.'"
The cartoon by Tom Toles.
On a lighter vein, check out the Toles' cartoon in today's Post.
More deaths in Iraq
In other news, we lost six soldiers in Iraq in the first two days of February and we (our smart bombs) killed a few more innocent Iraqi civilians. BBC:
- In Sadr City, the father of Ikhlas Abd al-Hussein said his 20-year-old daughter had been killed when the helicopter fired a missile at her house, blasting a hole through the roof.
- Abd al-Hussein Shanuf said another woman and a two-year-old child had also been injured.
- One report attributed to a US spokesman said four people had been killed in the air strike.