From the Dollar Vigilante we learn that – exactly like the fabricated “rumour of the century” putting words in the mouth of Iranian President Ahmadinejad – the political parrots in the media are now telling us massive porkies about North Korea too –
One could be forgiven for thinking that some high-ranking Western sociopaths want to lay the “public opinion” groundwork for another dramatic, live-on-TV, all-out military conflict – a la Iraq – in another instalment of the so-called “War On Terror”.
Must be getting boring for them, working behind the scenes with drones, and sponsoring “insurgents” in “popular uprisings” against their leaders in Egypt, Libya, Syria, et al.
And of course, the media are always happy to oblige, by reporting whatever cut-n-paste press release comes across their desks from on high.
Only one organisation in Australia is viewed, statistically speaking, as totally untrustworthy: the media. The scoop in the 2010 Australian Election Survey, published this week, wasn’t so much that the messenger finished last but that the gap between us and the political institutions we are supposed to hold to account was so wide.
Only 17 per cent of voters polled at the last election had confidence in the press…