Thursday, January 13, 2005

Contrast of Truths and Lies

The Poor Man does an excellent job of contrasting Rathergate and WMDs:

Rathergate vs. Saddam's WMD - A Quantitative Comparison

Rathergate  Saddam's WMD
Investigation recently concluded?YesYes
Use of highly questionable supporting documents?YesYes
Central claims disproven?NoYes
Media spread questionable information?YesYes
Number of firings resulting from investigation40
Number of high-profile reassignments resulting from investigation10
Number of wars started using flawed justification
Cost to American taxpayer$0.00~$150,000,000,000 (as of 1/12/05)

See the rest here.


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