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    the story further.

    Alternatively, I could buy into the proposition that the western media reveals that they were misled by early reports of the entire library of Tmbuktu going up in smoke.

    Though that would have less tartness to it than simply claiming (as do you) that they were the active agents of distortion - which is, quite cleary in this instance, a distortion.

    Next I expect to see claims of liberal bias - on the part of Fox News.

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