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WAR IS STILL HELL. That has been the sobering lesson of the week, and it is a measure of the mental unpreparedness of the United States for war that the brutality of this war is surprising many Americans. The happy talk is not standing us in good stead. The uplift feels hollow. Americans have been killed, and taken prisoner, and probably executed, and we are shocked. We are not even sure that we want to see the pictures of what the enemy did to our soldiers. We are delicate, and queasy, and disappointed that the battlefield brings bad news. In a culture of good news, bad news is bad form.