The AP story confirms what critics of drug war have said for years: The government is quick to boast about large arrests and seizures, but its efforts result in little, if any, slowdown in the drug trade.
Using skewed numbers and cherry-picked anecdotes, an AP reporter paints a widely misleading picture that hardly relates to what is actually happening in cities across the country grappling with the most fundamental housing issues.
Burns' piece unilaterally changes the terminology and phraseology connected to one of the major obstacles of the Palestinian-Israeli conflicts. By changing this terminology, Burns has clearly taken a biased stand.
From the White House's victorious declarations to the media's "breaking news" graphics, we're asked to believe the combat is finished in Iraq. The fact is, the Iraq war continues. The good news is that not every media outlet is complicit.