Harken to the Grub Worm (The BS Revealed)

Just as we all suspected, Giuliana Sgrena is a lying weevil. A grub worm of the lowliest variety. A loathsome parasite, whose vile belchings (courtesy of Il Manifesto) deserve to be treated with a dose of Tape Worm Tabs, rather than the credence the Italians seem so eager to entertain:

WASHINGTON (AFP) - A US satellite reportedly recorded a checkpoint shooting in Iraq last month, enabling investigators to reconstruct how fast a car carrying a top Italian intelligence official and a freed hostage was traveling when US troops opened fire. The report, which aired Thursday on CBS News, said US investigators concluded from the recording that the car was traveling at a speed of more than 60 miles (96 km) per hour.
Gotta love those US satellites. I want one!

Giuliana Sgrena has said the car was traveling at a normal speed of about 30 miles an hour when the soldiers opened fired, wounding her and killing Nicola Calipari, the Italian agent who had just secured her release from a month's captivity.

US soldiers said at the time of the March 4 incident that the car approached at a high rate of speed and that they fired only after it failed to respond to hand signals, flashing bright lights and warning shots.

The conflicting accounts were among a number of differences that have prevented US and Italian authorities from reaching agreement on what happened.
And the Italians seriously thought the ‘word’ of Sgrena the grub worm was sufficient reason to provoke such a rift? One simply must wonder whether or not the Italian Government is also in close conference with the Tooth Fairy. Santa Clause? Aliens from Galaxy X?

CBS, citing Pentagon officials, said the satellite recording enabled investigators to reconstruct the event without having to rely on the eyewitness accounts.

It said the soldiers manning the checkpoint first spotted the Italian car when it was 137 yards (meters) away. By the time they opened fire and brought the car to a halt, it was 46 yards (meters) away. CBS said that happened in less than three seconds, which meant the car had to be going over 60 miles an hour.

CBS said Italian investigators refused to accept that the Americans were justified in shooting so quickly, arguing among other things that the checkpoint was not properly marked.
Yadda, yadda, yadda. As long suspected, the Italians screwed up big time (as they knew they had from the beginning). It’s just a shame they didn’t have the big ones to simply admit it, rather than preferring to do what the rest of Europe does: blame the Americans. I, for one, am utterly sick and tired of it.

The Italians should apologise. Immediately. Without reserve. End of story.

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