By Paul Edwards
June 23/24, 2019 "Information
- Yogi Berra
experienced “deja vu, all over again”.
Marx revised Hegel, saying history
repeats itself first as tragedy, then as
farce. Bush the Lesser, riffing on who
to blame for being fooled, got lost in
his trope. Now unctuous, obtuse Pompeo
is selling war on Iran, bringing all
three to mind.
the one about the Gulf of Tonkin LBJ
pitched? And the one about Iraqi WMD
Step’nfetchit Powell sold, ominously
shaking a vial of foot powder? And
Obama’s somber rap about “Assad gassing
his own people”?
The question now is whether the American Public will do Charlie Brown to Lucy’s football trick again? Sophisticated tech makes it harder for psychos in power to just lie. They need plausible visuals to back their bullshit but, used to relying on lies alone, they’re not clear on the concept.
Are You Tired Of The Lies And Non-Stop Propaganda?