'It's like living on the surface of the sun'
July 28, 2005
While Fox and friends obsessively cover the Michael-Holloway-Cruise story, Phillip Robertson has been filing independent and hard-hitting stories from Iraq. Jennifer Nix writes:
"Robertson's reports are like coming to an oasis in the desert of what passes for war coverage today. Robertson is freelance and independent, one of a small band of journalists who've been spending the majority of their time in Iraq since before the U.S.-led invasion, attempting to document the effects of a war that stateside Americans seem all too willing to forget is being fought in their name."Before his most recent dispatch he sent this email: "I found the American sniper who killed a friend of mine. Let's see; that's it, other than the fact it's like living on the surface of the sun out here." Read it here (ad-view required). (Flaming Grasshopper)