JESSICA LYNCH: FEMINIST PAWN OF THE WASHINGTON POST?….It looks like the Army is about to make it official. Tomorrow they are issuing a report about what really happened to Pfc. Jessica Lynch:
The Army’s 15-page report officially will debunk accounts that Pfc. Lynch emptied two revolvers at her attackers and was shot and stabbed before being taken prisoner of war. In fact, she was riding in a Humvee that was struck by a projectile during a frantic attempt to escape the ambush. She suffered “horrific injuries,” said Pentagon sources familiar with the report.
….Pfc. Lynch also was pulled from the wreckage and taken to [a Nasiriyah] hospital. “Lynch survived principally because of the medical attention she received from the Iraqis,” one source said.
The original heroic version of the story was reported by the Washington Post, and Kathryn Jean Lopez of NRO asks:
Could the story they painted been motivated by their agenda vis-?-vis women in the military? Shocking, I know.
Is that going to become the official conservative spin for this? That the Post was just promoting its radical feminist agenda?
Do conservatives have some gigantic brain trust buried deep inside a mountain near Cheyenne that comes up with this stuff? I mean, first we get David Warren’s peculiar thesis that when George Bush said “Bring ’em on” he was really just trying to shoo terrorists away from civilization and over to Iraq. Now K-Lo absolves the military of misleading the media about Lynch by proposing a tortured right-wing fantasy about the Post’s secret feminist conspiracy.
Sigh. I guess tomorrow we’ll find out whether this trial balloon manages to spread throughout the blogosphere. I can’t wait.