to Citizens and the Media
The US military is engaged in a war.
Their mission as they understand it is to confuse, demoralize, kill
and destroy the enemy and do it while minimizing American
casualties. They realize that anything they say in public can be
heard around the world. Therefore anything they do say in public are
either lies or dis-information. This accounts for the old axiom that
"the truth is the first casualty of war." So there's
really no point in asking them anything or quoting anything they
say. This strategy can work well if, in fact, you have a strategy to
win quickly and decisively. But if you are the military and you are
not winning or can't win quickly or decisively, it soon becomes
obvious that you have been lying about everything from the very
beginning and then you no longer have any credibility with anyone.
That's when your lies no longer confuse, demoralize or destroy the
enemy... they confuse, demoralize your own troops and also the folks
back home, which in turn destroys the mission. Of course the main
problem is that the mission was ill conceived from the beginning. We
are fighting the wrong enemy. And now no one in power recognized the
truth, nor would they know what to do with it if they did recognize
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