Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
poliphilo

Ignorance, Hypocrisy, Cynicism

If David Cameron had had his way- and not been thwarted by a free vote in Parliament- we would now be fighting alongside the Syrian rebels who include Mr Baghdadi's Islamic State. What a difference a year makes. Now the rebels are the bad guys and young Brits who are doing exactly what Cameron wanted the British armed forces to do are being criminalized.

I notice we're hearing much less now about what a genocidal bastard Assad is. The media- in deference to the weathercock change in government policy- have piped down about his atrocities. Instead they're going on about the wickedness of Baghdadi's lot. Look, they chop people's heads off and oppress women- how very medieval of them! (Just like our very good friends the Saudis- only lets not talk about that.)
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