© Bob Parker 2008
(Quote on propaganda is adapted from The Complete Works of W. H. Auden: Prose, Volume III, 1949-1955, edited by Edward Mendelson, pub. Princeton University Press 1/08 as quoted in Harpers Magazine, December 2007 p. 21).
(Bottom photo: Veterans for Peace Arlington Northwest memorial cemetery, Renton WA 2005 . The American death toll was hovering around 1500 at the time, and the Iraqi death toll remained deliberately uncounted).Email This Post Print This Post
Auden nails it.