"Language, not truth, has been the first casualty of the West's war against terrorism", explains Terry Jones
Sunday February 23, 2003
It was interesting to hear Colin Powell accuse France and Germany of cowardice in not wanting to go to war. Or, as he put more succinctly, France and Germany 'are afraid of upholding their responsibility to impose the will of the international community'. Powell's speech brings up one of the most outrageous but least examined aspects of this whole war on Iraq business. I am speaking about the appalling collateral damage already being inflicted on the English language...
The Observer | Comment | Powell speaks with forked tongue