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Gangnam style vs. Abu Ghraib style?

Here it is: Kill those fucking Yankees who have been torturing Iraqi captives Kill those fucking Yankees who ordered them to torture Kill their daughters, mothers, daughters-in-law, and fathers Kill them all slowly and painfully Mr. Psy did not write the song, but covered it. Abu Ghraib was awful — and the biggest American defeat ...

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Here it is:

Kill those fucking Yankees who have been torturing Iraqi captives
Kill those fucking Yankees who ordered them to torture
Kill their daughters, mothers, daughters-in-law, and fathers
Kill them all slowly and painfully

Mr. Psy did not write the song, but covered it. Abu Ghraib was awful -- and the biggest American defeat in Iraq. But still.

Here it is:

Kill those fucking Yankees who have been torturing Iraqi captives
Kill those fucking Yankees who ordered them to torture
Kill their daughters, mothers, daughters-in-law, and fathers
Kill them all slowly and painfully

Mr. Psy did not write the song, but covered it. Abu Ghraib was awful — and the biggest American defeat in Iraq. But still.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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