Ed Driscoll

GIVE AP A HAND!

Remember the story we linked to on Tuesday about the seven Iraqi men fitted with new prosthetic right hands by a Houston hospital after they were chopped off by Saddam Hussein?

Stefan Sharkansky writes that AP left off two details, one relatively minor, the other not-so-minor. First, it was originally nine men, but two have since died. Second, Saddam’s butchery occurred at Abu Ghraib.

As one of Sharkansky’s readers says, “gosh, that wouldn’t have any relevance to current events now, would it?