We don’t have rights to the photo so I can’t post it here, but if you want to see a compelling image of war, today’s Wall St. Journal has it. A staff sergeant reads the Bible to an injured soldier.
And here’s one that you don’t see very often…
Images of the remains of dead soldiers returning to U.S. soil tend to appear in American newspapers almost as often as they did before the ban on the photographs was lifted.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.