This goes along with a point I made yesterday about how little support you actually saw for Saddam via the media. The Saddam regime was really keeping a stranglehold on the images coming out of Iraq—but who didn't know that.
Now they tell us. When their "minders" from the Hussein regime didn't show up on Wednesday morning, three reporters conceded the minders had inhibited them from telling the truth about what was happening in Baghdad and the real level of support for Hussein.
"There were people whipping up support for President Saddam Hussein in front of your cameras everywhere you went."