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When an American newspaper prematurely printed Mark Twain's obituary, this great American satirist and anti-Imperialist promptly wrote a letter to the editor in which he famously said:

"The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."

Twain, of course, was still alive and well and living in England.

So, just because its written in the newspaper doesn't make it so.

Secondly, to keep the truth alive and well, antiwar activists have to correct little media inaccuracies, like when they report that we’re dead.

Finally, if we ourselves start believing and spreading the lies that they tell us, our movement for peace and truth might as well be dead.