Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by rockape34, Feb 7, 2008.
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Now that is something i definitely didn't fight in five wars (sorry "conflicts") for!
If a government is worried about the public image of its policy, to the extent that it attempts to hide facts, gag witnesses and gerrymander juries, even remove them...well doesn't that sound like the "bad guys'" government?
Can I get a trade in on my white stetson for a black ten gallon hat?
Just think of all the unfavourable headlines they'd have been able to avoid if only they'd done this before.
Lack of body-armour? Nah, not 'ere, guv.
Inadequately protected vehicles? Shortages of weapons and ammo? You're 'avin' a larf.
Heavy-handed police tactics? Move along, folks, nuffink to see.
I'm increasingly seeing little difference in the way they do things here and in the PRC. Except of course, their premier has taken personal responsibility for government fuckups. Our mob make me sick, and not a little anxious.
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