As the lies that led to war continue to unravel, it is worth looking back at one of the most shameless pieces of propaganda to ever cross the US Mainstream media. This was the video tape of a dog being gassed to death with was was claimed to be Iraq's tests of a chemical weapon destined for the US. The tape was suspect right from the start, given that the dog used, actually a puppy, seemed chosen to produce the maximum sympathy in the viewer as it met its doom.
Well, the invasion is over. Turns out Saddam didn't have any chemical weapons, nor was he developing any. Yet the video of the dog being gassed and blamed on Saddam remains.
We were supposed to view gassing a dog to test a chemical weapon with horror. But what we are seeing is someone gassing a dog to trick a nation into a war.
So, who killed the dog?
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