Saturday, March 11, 2006

Crying wolf

When the villagers saw no wolf they sternly said, "Save your frightened song for when there is really something wrong! Don't cry 'wolf' when there is NO wolf!"
But the boy just grinned and watched them go grumbling down the hill once more.
Later, he saw a REAL wolf prowling about his flock. Alarmed, he leaped to his feet and sang out as loudly as he could, "Wolf! Wolf!"

Bush and his cohorts must be feeling like this boy now. After whipping the nation and the world into a frenzy of fear, hatred and the need for war, he is now finding difficult to climb down the same mountain he made from a molehill.

This is typical of people who take advantage of the situation, by necessarily twisting facts. Sometimes, people even create the situation that warrants their desired action.

Here my rundown on events that lead to this..
In Nov 2000, Bush loses the election, but then uses his desperate buddies who sit in the Supreme Court to bail him out. What should have been a simple recount or even re-election in a state controlled by his brother Jeb Bush, turns out to be a major legal haggling between the highest court of the country and the highest court in Florida, both taking different views.
On Sept 11th, 2001, the bombings of WTC and Pentagon, events that allow Bush to rally the nation as one, unite them, and help them divert their hatred from him to Osama. Osama, by the way, was a creation of his father and Reagan. The fear reaches a cresendo with the creation of Dept of Homeland Security, color coded warnings and physco-analysis on TV, news and other media
War in Iraq and second bout of mis-information and the fear of the bomb, wmd and all kinds of super technology that Saddam possesses. If only Saddam really possessed such weapons, he may have won the first Gulf war.

Now the american people (most of them), the politicians (who only care about one thing at a time) and the media (anything thats juicy) are all caught up in this fear thing, that they see threats everywhere and in all forms. This whole issue is as important as anyother corporate take-over and merger etc., but the spin is different because the company is owned by UAE. Bush is finding it difficult to support his friends in the middle-east. His own party is defecting, not because they are opposed to the deal, but they dont want the democrats to win an advantage and use this as a talking point in the upcoming election in November.

Bush: I'm worried by message sent by failed port deal

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