AFP recycles Iraq "quagmire" story three weeks later

They’ve been recycling this metaphor for 40 years, why not recycle stories about it too?

Look what the Freepers caught. December 4th:


Versus an hour ago:


Note that they didn’t just re-run the story, either. Someone, presumably the author, actually re-wrote each paragraph to change the phrasing slightly.

Let me whip up a side by side comparison. Back in a few.

Update: Here’s the side by side. December 4th on the left, today on the right. I left in the red underscores from Microsoft Word to show you some of the spelling mistakes.