Bad Theater at the United Nations (Starring Kerry, Power, and Obama)


COUNTER PUNCH – ‘ An infantilized public will believe that “geopolitics” and “national sovereignty” are just big words that don’t mean anything. An infantilized public will believe that when the United States goes to war, it is all about protecting little children from their bad, mean dictators, whose only aspiration is to “bomb their own people”. They will believe that the world out there is Little Red Riding Hood, threatened by the Big Bad Wolf, and that there really is a Santa Claus.

‘It will never occur to an infantilized public that the war to destroy Syria has been planned for years – even though someone like General Wesley Clark revealed this years ago. Or that it is carried out to eliminate Israel’s enemies, keep Arabs busy killing each other, and incidentally help Saudi Arabia spread its Wahhabite fanaticism. No, that will never occur to them.’ 

But perhaps we should not expect a population accustomed to Hollywood’s military-worship and the “American Good Guys” presentation of the country’s mass media to look beyond the superficial and mythologized accounts delivered by their actors-in-chief.  CONTINUE READING

  1. #1 by Jocanda (@Pepperpear) on 09/30/2016 - 11:28 am

    This says it all.

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