Atrocities by Saudi Arabia suddenly matter
I am posting this comment from Consortium News because it states so well the hypocrisy of our media and government.
October 26, 2018 at 11:19 am
The “power structure” is filled with:
“The Horrified Hypocrites”
Anybody with a spark of human decency is surely horrified at the latest murderous Saudi atrocity. But to see the so-called international community, the corporate media, business leaders and all the other political elites and establishment members all rightly upset over the horrific murder of Jamal Khashoggi is, I believe, to see selective hypocrisy in action.
Where were these “pillars of society” when the Saudis murdered schoolchildren travelling in a school bus in Yemen? Did that get blanket coverage in the newsrooms of the “investigative media”? Did any of them speak out daily? Oh, I forgot, some of these “honourable people” sell arms to the Saudis, do sword dances with them, kiss their cheeks,  and call them “allies.” Now they pretend to be outraged at their Saudi friends. Therefore, I ask:
What kind of “people” slaughter children in a school bus in Yemen?
What kind of army guides the missiles into the school bus?
What kind of “democratic governments” support this slaughter?
What kind of governments sells weapons to the killers of children?
What kind of politicians call selling weapons “creating jobs”?
What kind of politicians vote for illegal wars?…
Furthermore, what kind of media covers up the crimes of the war criminals [1a] [1b] in our midst that have supplied the weapons to the Saudis and joined their “Coalition of Carnage”  that is destroying and committing “Genocide in Yemen”? [2a]…
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