by David Phinney
Thursday July 18th 2019

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I have been pitching a story on labor trafficking under US contractors in Iraq since April.
How about interviews with Filipino laborers who escaped Iraq and claimed they were forced to work there against there will?
No, the network producer wants something fresher.
How about Jesus Christ being nailed to the cross in the Green Zone?
“That would be fabulous!”
I got that.
“Can he speak English?”
Maybe.
“Ask him to stay there until September….”

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