BBC Poll: Iraqis Are Optimistic

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    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4514414.stm

     
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    More interesting analysis:

    http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/19244.html

     
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    when you think about this it's amazing..The Iraqi's live with bombings and death everyday, yet they are more optimisitc than we here in the U.S. are.
     
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    I guess it's just that things are so much better than they were?
     
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    You mean no one has told them they are losing and can't win?
     
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    Well I think Al Jazeera has been trying, but for some reason the Iraqis aren't buying it. I think their thriving press has something to do with it.
     
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    al Jazeera Hell ...... all you need is a copy of the NYT or WP ..... :cool:
     
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    LOL, some of US is not tough, have had it too soft, physically and intellectually. We were speaking of the Iraqis. Fewer of them seem to bow down to their "MSM" and more newspapers, tv stations, radio stations, and bloggers are getting out each and every day.
     
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    You are of course correct. However, it takes very little prodding to get me to take a shot at the Post especially, but the NYT as well.

    It is irrelevant most Iraqi's couldn't read them if they had access to them. :halo:
     
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    It's all those pesky satellite dishes :clap1:
     

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