I wonder why?

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    Why is it in Afghanistan the headlines are how many enemy troops we killed or terrorists and in Iraq it is always about how many we lost.

    Headlines are what I am talking about and the content spin of the stories.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070914/ts_nm/afghan_violence_dc
     
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    Perhaps because Afghanistan is a battle we needed to fight; Iraq isn't.
     
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    We damn well better fight it because the REAL enemy sure is. Besides, what does that have to do with the way journalists decide to report war casualties?
     
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    I wonder why you posed such a stupid question?

    Its because only a relatively small amount of US troops have died in afghanistan.

    And, according to google, there are thousands of news reports, describing insurgents being killed in iraq.
     
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    And the problem with reporting ALL casualities in both countries is ----?

    If you guessed that the media likes to make Americans feel like we are losing, you win.
     

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