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Sunday, August 05, 2007

War gobbledygook

As the war drifts on, some media-speak for you... these terms could be heard in briefings by the U.S. Defense Department.

This list compares words Defense uses for our army and the bad guys. It's a PR tool for the military to sell the war to the people, journalists use it to cut through the crap.

Us (USA)The bad guys in Iraq
Men and womenTerrorists, bad guys
LadsHoardes
DaredevilCannon fodder
Brave Fanatical
DeterminedRuthless
Professional Cowardly
Collateral damageCivilian casualties
Eliminate, neutralizeKill
Press briefingsPropaganda

1 Comments:

Anonymous venus said...

did you think of another possibility!?!
may be, it's an comprehensive exercise given by "the boss" for Mr.defense secretory to prepare an essay everyday from the pool of words you just mentioned!

10:50 AM  

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