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TODAY'S LETTERS: Readers Respond to Column about Iraq and Lady Bird Johnson Photo

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TODAY'S LETTERS: Readers Respond to Column about Iraq and Lady Bird Johnson Photo

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Even though it's July, readers aren't on vacation from writing in. Today we heard back about Greg Mitchell's column about Iraq and a photo that ran with the obituary about Lady Bird Johnson.

Who Will Be Last Soldier to Die for Iraq Mistake?Excellent piece on the NYFT's latest war campaign. You'd think Gordon would at least read the NYFT editorial on Sunday, which makes a swipe at how the U.S. can get out of Iraq. That was small consolation, given how much they contributed to the Iraq fiasco in the first place. On my editorial board (which opted to support the invasion, over my loud objections), there's a belief that the Bushies aren't crazy enough to launch military action against Iran. I beg to differ. They are crazy enough to do anything.

Once again, great piece. You are a strong voice for real journalism in this time of propaganda.

Bob Keeler

I appreciate this article but I really have a problem with the word "mistake." It was not a mistake. It was a crime. And, sadly, those GIs dying and fighting there now are participants in a war crime. Let me take you back a bit further than Nam: Nuremburg. My sympathies are with the 650,000 dead Iraqis at this point. Kona LowellHawaii

Lady Bird Page One Photo Flipped in Two Texas PapersIf Lyndon Johnson still been alive, the two Texas papers that flipped Lady Bird Johnson's photos might well have heard from him. …

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