Ed Driscoll

Large Silent Dog Spotted

Jonah Goldberg compares troop morale in Vietnam and Iraq and writes:

There are lots of stories, many heartbreaking, about family hardships, soldiers missing their homes, battle stress and the like. But they don’t “feel” like stories coming from another Vietnam. Lord knows the press is looking for these kinds of stories. And yet we do hear a lot from troops about how they want to see this through and how they don’t want this to be another Vietnam (i.e. they don’t want to see America turn its back on the Iraqis the way it did on the South Vietnamese). Maybe I’m missing something(s), but as far as dogs that don’t bark go, this is a pretty big dog.

Meanwhile, the New York Times has advice for Senator Kerry–or something like that.

(For an earlier media dog that didn’t bark, click here.)

Update: Elsewhere, Patterico looks at the sources that Big Media uses for its Iraq stories and writes, “It