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Libya: Jingoistic News Of The World ‘Photoshops’ Tomahawk Missiles

by | 21st, March 2011

LIBYA: You know how the News of The World led with the jingoistic front-page headline that the Libyans loyal to Gaddafi (as well as anyone else in the area who might be collaterally damaged) were being “BLOWN TO BRITS”?

We were told:

A British submarine blasted a string of 20 Libyan air defence units after launching a storm of 112 deadly accurate Tomahawk missiles

Well :

Early in the briefing, Gortney said the attack involved “110 Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from both U.S. and British ships and submarines.”  Later, a reporter asked: “Can you specify how

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