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Saturday, November 27, 2004
126. The New Marlboro Man
James Blake Miller in Fallujah
This iconic photo has appeared in more than 100 US publications and you could almost predict the reaction -- mass slaughter can be overlooked but smoking is a no-no ...
( See Naomi Klein: Smoking while Iraq burns : the idolisation of 'the face of Falluja' shows how numb the US is to everyone's pain but its own.)