The Risks of being a Dupe... are greater than ever.
The wild network of expertise that is the Internet, and more spcifically the world of blogging, has so much power that fraudulent reports that could never have come under such scrutiny are destroyed now in a day. The American Thinker documents a beauty.
This missile strike looks like a possible error. But the paticular attempt that the New York Times was duped into supporting, the goal of which was clearly to turn public opinion against the attack, as one against a child and an old man, clearly innocent, is a sorry tale. But not THAT sorry - even the NY Times felt it had to back down once the duplicity was identified. This is a big advance over Dan Rather's non-backdown.