Saying that opp are happy to sacrifice people rather than words.
Lives and integrity of the state more important
Difference between before and during is that during a war there are much bigger consequences.
Government can't control the media, but it can guide it.
Demonstrating why the state may want to lie about troop positions.
Poi: Connie asked why will people believe you if they know you lie.
No comment equals giving an answer.
Government should be able to make the choice.