So are the right-wingers going to declare Jessica Lynch a Bush-hating traitor now?
Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch has accused the military of using her capture and dramatic nighttime rescue to sway public support for the war in Iraq.
Lynch said she's bothered by the military's portrayal of her ordeal in Iraq. She said the U.S. military manipulated the story of her dramatic rescue -- and shouldn't have filmed it in the first place.
...The 20-year-old private told ABC's Diane Sawyer in a "Primetime" interview to air Tuesday that there was no reason for her rescue from an Iraqi hospital to be filmed.
In an excerpt reported Friday in the New York Daily News, Lynch said, "They used me as a way to symbolize all this stuff. It's wrong."
Early reports had Lynch fighting her attackers Rambo-style and suffering knife and bullet wounds.
In the interview, Lynch puts to rest the stories that she fought until her ammunition was gone, and that she was shot and stabbed.
She said, "I did not shoot, not a round, nothing." ...