Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Avenging Angels

Jim Robbins blogged on The Corner on National Review Online Mudville Gazette has a great rundown on a good news story from Iraq that the MSM has chosen to spike. Seems that Najim Abdullah Abid al-Jibouri, the Mayor of the city of Tall Afar, wrote a lengthy thank you letter to the troops of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment for saving his town from the scourge of the terrorists. He writes that the soldiers "are not only courageous men and women, but avenging angels sent by The God Himself to fight the evil of terrorism."
I bet that phrase is curling the hair of some MSM editors.
Tall Afar used to be a ghost town run by bad guys; now it is peaceful and prosperous. This letter has been getting wide circulation on military email lists. The Washington Post had the letter but refused to print it. Imagine that!
The Secular Left does not like references to God or anything that praises our soldiers, so I am not surprised that they declined to print the letter.

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