Yglesias

Why Don’t You Guys Ever Report the Good News?

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Possibly because the “good things” happening in Iraq turn out to be sandcastles: “inspectors for a federal oversight agency have found that in a sampling of eight projects that the United States had declared successes, seven were no longer operating as designed because of plumbing and electrical failures, lack of proper maintenance, apparent looting and expensive equipment that lay idle.”