A while ago I defined Associated Press Deficit Disorder as
Associated Press Deficit Disorder: the innatention of Associated Press and other news agencies to the actual words said by a person who doesn’t fit what AP wants to hear.
This week’s antidote to Associated Press Deficit Disorder? Confederate Yankee
Forget about AP.
Go read the guys who are there now, or who have been there recently:
Michael Yon in Iraq
Matt Sanchez in Iraq now, and Afghanistan
Michael Totten, who is heading to Iraq right now.
Michael Fumento is back from Afghanistan
Read their articles, look at their pictures, get the real story. And please, contribute to their blogs through PayPal if you can.