April 30, 2003

WITH THE war safely over,

WITH THE war safely over, The Daily Mirror has decided to retrospectively support British troops:

Two British special forces soldiers were held prisoner in Syria after yomping almost 100 miles in three days.

Pursued by Saddam Hussein's troops, the men from an SAS-SBS team raced to safety when ambushed on a secret mission in Northern Iraq.

Their extraordinary escape was a race against time to sanctuary - and the greatest escape of the Iraq war.

The story, run on the front page of today's Mirror, is one month old. When the extraordinary escape was taking place, the Mirror was running front-page stories like these.

Posted by Tim Blair at April 30, 2003 02:07 PM