Skip to comments.Editor sacked over 'hoax' photos (Fake Torture Photos, ones today possibly related to 2004 hoax?)
Posted on 05/15/2009 10:26:00 AM PDT by mnehring
Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan has been sacked after the newspaper conceded photos of British soldiers abusing an Iraqi were fake.
In a statement the Mirror said it had fallen victim to a "calculated and malicious hoax" and that it would be "inappropriate" for Morgan to continue.
The Queen's Lancashire Regiment (QLR) said the Mirror had endangered British troops by running the pictures.
Roger Goodman, of the QLR, said the regiment now felt "vindicated".
Mr Goodman added: "It is just a great pity it has taken so long... and that so much damage has been done in the meantime."
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...don’t believe any of it. Distrust and verify.
The MSM is arrogant and out of control. They are heading for a major crackup very soon.
are the fake ones with the bedsheets in a lovely floral? lol.
The editor probably used the Dan Rather, “fake, but accurate” defense.
Good riddance to bad rubbish.
Come on...if a gun’s in your face and you can’t see it ...is it torture??
‘Cause then Obama tortured the pirates before they died...
Piers Morgan was one of the judges in ‘Britian’s Got Talent’ during the Susan Boyle episode.
He was also the winner of the US Celebrity Apprentice last year.. real jerk..
Yeehaaaaa,,,he did get his ass served on a platter.
Anyone could have gotten an airsoft version of the army weapon and staged that photo.
Yep. I had forgotten about that. I only watched one episode.
The Mirror is a lefty tabloid.
Also, isn't the same Piers Morgan who won the first Celebrity Apprentice, and is currently judging the Britain's Got Talent show with Susan Boyle?
1. I understood he hired someone to fake them
2. Same guy.
Or so the leftists thought. The reality is that no grunt in the Sandbox has lilly white "office skin."
The pale hands gave away the hoax attempt.
By the way, there was no abuse or torture. That there supposedly was torture and abuse was part of the Left's "big lie."
Yep, I made a point to include that.. these are old photos that are being dug up.. debunked a long time ago..
If this MSM was in place in 1941, a few of us would be speaking German while the rest of us would be dead.
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