WXMI Needs to Investigate Rep. Vern Ehlers’ Comments on Iraq

On Saturday, May 5, WXMI ran a story on a “town hall meeting” hosted by US Representative Vern Ehlers. The story simply repeated one of Ehlers’ statements without bothering to verify its accuracy. The statement, that more people died in Iraq under Saddam Hussein than in the ongoing war and occupation, was questionable at best and should have been examined.

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Author: mediamouse

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