Iraq Victims
February 9, 2007 10:05 AM   Subscribe

For Saddam Hussein, he is an oppressor, but the solution is not to kill every oppressor to smash a whole people, destroy civilizations, and kill children and women and deceit.
Signature: Iraq Victims Team
posted by Meatbomb (8 comments total)

Sorry, that made me laugh out loud. I suppose I am that kind of person.
posted by xmutex at 10:07 AM on February 9, 2007

Fuckin' no img tag - I was referring to this.
posted by xmutex at 10:07 AM on February 9, 2007

Californian Marla Ruzicka was the head of an NGO whose blend of tenacity and optimism kept her in Iraq long after almost every other humanitarian aid organization had left.

Marla and her Iraqi driver died Saturday when their car was tragically caught between a suicide car bomber and a US military convoy.
posted by Meatbomb at 10:08 AM on February 9, 2007

This should end well.
posted by squirrel at 10:32 AM on February 9, 2007

Is this real?
posted by jouke at 10:43 AM on February 9, 2007

I don't get it. Is this MorallySeriousfilter or PointAndLaughfilter?

Oh. "Jewish imperialistic goals." Gotcha.
posted by grobstein at 11:54 AM on February 9, 2007

Sort of weird. It seems too earnest and sort of disconnected with the way things are discussed in North American. "Iraq Victims Team" makes me think of a team of superheros or the movie "Team America." The pictures are overdone. The reference to "Jewish imperialistic goals" is also way over the top. I feels like it is a bunch of Iraqis doing this in their second language and it all seems appropriate to their other Iraqi friends.

I give it a 10/10 on "earnest-ness" and a 1/10 on cultural appropriateness.

It would be easier to make this into a parody than it would be to try and make someone take it seriously.
posted by bhouston at 12:27 PM on February 9, 2007

I guess I think a lot about message presentation these days. I know that things are bad over there, I'm not being insensitive, but facts don't seem to matter as much as polish and talking using the right frames. The operators of this site need to get more sophisticated if they want to be non-fringe in the English speaking world.
posted by bhouston at 12:29 PM on February 9, 2007

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