'Tree of Smoke' wins National Book Award

'Tree of Smoke' wins National Book Award

There are 2 comments on the Baltimore Sun story from Nov 15, 2007, titled 'Tree of Smoke' wins National Book Award. In it, Baltimore Sun reports that:

With the United States fighting an increasingly unpopular war in Iraq, stories of espionage and critiques of foreign policy were winners at the 58th annual National Book Awards.

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Romulus, MI

#1 Nov 15, 2007
The Iraq war is NOT "increasingly unpopular" Despite the best efforts of this rag and many many many others in its continuing coverup of all the good news coming from Iraq, all polls show an INCREASE in support for the Iraq. Not much, but some. It is NOT increasingly unpopular. This rag will do anything to lose this war, including printing demonstrable lies like this.

Since: Nov 07

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#2 Nov 18, 2007
SOnnyboy, you need to know a bit about statistics before you spout off about who supports what...

In a poll that shows change from 25% to 28% against the war is statistically irrelevant. There's something called the 'margin of error ', which means that the numbers can be off by about 3%... This they really don;t know exactly.

That means there is no real difference between the numbers and no cause to presume that they have changed.

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