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Wednesday, May 19, 2004
It didn't take the men and women who keep us safe and free in Afghanistan over a year to kill the celebrants as it did in Iraq. On the other hand, the brave fighting men and women in Iraq may have gotten more target practice since they did more than merely drop a bomb. I would call it even, by that standard. However, in light of how the July 1, 2002 total represented a 42% decrease in the number of wedding goers killed compared to a similar incident that took place less than seven months earlier, it appears like the boys and girls in Afghanistan were getting lazy while our troops in Iraq were just warming up and hopefully will be able to improve upon their score.