Condi Rice wins Joseph Goebbels Journalism Award

Greg Palast wrote on Wednesday May 18:

"'It's appalling that this story got out there,' Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on her way back from Iraq.

"What's not appalling to Condi is that the US is holding prisoners at Guantanamo under conditions termed 'torture' by the Red Cross. What's not appalling to Condi is that prisoners of the Afghan war are held in violation of international law after that conflict has supposedly ended.

"What is not appalling to Condi is that prisoner witnesses have reported several instances of the Koran's desecration.

"What is appalling to her is that these things were reported. So to Condi goes to the Joseph Goebbels Ministry of Propaganda Iron Cross.

"But I don't want to leave out our President. His aides report that George Bush is 'angry' about the report--not the desecration of the Koran, but the reporting of it.

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