10. Chris Hughes, The Mirror

Granted unprecedented access to the front lines of Israel’s troop positions near the Gaza border, Hughes’ seemed to be describing a military build-up on the scale of the raid on Normandy. Take the headline as a dramatic example:

“Ruthless armoured grip?” “Israeli blitz?” Heavy words to describe mundane preparations for a ground attack that didn’t happen.

Oh well.  As they say, truth is the first casualty of war.

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