...But the work of the contractor, the Lincoln Group, was not a rogue operation....
Lincoln says it planted more than 1,000 articles in the Iraqi and Arab press and placed editorials on an Iraqi Web site, Pentagon documents show. For an expanded stealth persuasion effort into neighboring countries, Lincoln presented plans, since rejected, for an underground newspaper, television news shows and an anti-terrorist comedy based on "The Three Stooges."
--New York Times
"Hey, Moe -- I can't get this IED to woik!"
"Why, you knucklehead...!"