What you say about Graner and England may be spot on.
But what if the very most trashiest of troops were selected for this duty, so that two birds were being killed with one stone?
On the one hand, you are able to mount a very effective psychological operation against the enemy, and at the same time rid the military of some rather bad apples. Just a little theory of mine, but well within the realm of possibility.
I could,possibly,agree on Graner being chosen specifically,because of his civilian record...maybe.
But this junk did more harm than good.Maybe it has made those trying to get us out of Iraq think twice, but it has cost us more than it has helped.Unless it gets women out of combat zones and stops the promotion of women,just because they are women.But I doubt that that was part of any psychological ops..IF that was even part of what happened.
Or, the whole thing was a fabrication from the beginning and the "reserve troops" were all set in place. This would explain a multitude of issues that freepers brought up with the original photos posted here. The apparent willingness of the men in the pics to pose was a surprise to me.