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Mark Trahant: Voice mail filled with views on Iraqi war

""You and the rest of the media ... are condemning the troops because of a few bad apples," one particularly irate caller tells me. "You don't have a clue, you're always asking questions, probing, well, you don't know what's going on. ..."

Another caller -- who has a nearly opposite point of view -- demands to know when the media will stop being the Bush administration's accomplice in this war. "There's evidence," he says, that the "prison scandal is systemic."

Both callers share a passion: If only readers knew the truth, then they'd understand. They'd know. They'd ..."

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Tough words in tough times (The Seattle Post-Intelligencer 5/16)

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