June 27, 2010
With all the drama around General McChrystal’s resignation, the media missed the real story in the explosive Rolling Stone article:
“…[W]e’re f****ing losing this thing.” –Staff Sergeant Kennith Hicks
Administration officials are frantically trying to reassure Congress and the American people that we’re making “progress” in Afghanistan, but the Rolling Stone article makes it clear that McChrystal’s inner circle knew better. As one of his senior aides said, “If Americans pulled back and started paying attention to this war, it would become even less popular.”
The publicity around the Rolling Stone article gives us a unique opportunity. People are paying attention. That’s why we put together a new video that shows the pieces of the article that the rest of the media missed. We need your help to get it in front of as many people as possible.
Send our latest video to as many friends as you can, and share it on your Facebook wall. With your help, we can seize the moment and build momentum to end the Afghanistan War.
Derrick Crowe, Robert Greenwald and the Brave New Foundation team
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