One of the first things many folk were saying last week about #Bergdahlghazi, especially after reading the June 2012 Rolling Stone article by Michael Hastings about Bowe Bergdahl and the basket case of a unit in which he served, was something along the lines of “Gee, wonder if the people leading the charge against Bergdahl are trying to cover up for being incompetent, malfeasant, and/or otherwise godawful?”
|By: Phoenix Woman Sunday June 8, 2014 8:00 pm|
|By: Phoenix Woman Monday March 25, 2013 7:22 pm|
The latest turn in the implosion of the Daily Caller‘s months-long effort to smear US Senator Robert Menendez has been the sudden self-injection of none other than Roger Stone into the public debate on this topic, via a series of somewhat desperate-sounding late-Sunday night tweets, all done in the space of an hour.
|By: Phoenix Woman Thursday November 24, 2011 12:52 pm|
So let’s assume you’re part of a very-well-funded corporate stooge cabal with the job of making sure nothing stands in between your well-heeled bosses and their desire to squeeze every last bit of profit out of the earth without having to give a rip about the long-term effects this might have, particularly on the masses.
Your problem, lately, is that some of your most valuable operatives — the bought-and-paid-for academics who your bosses pay to trash the scientific evidence showing the grievous bodily harm the bosses have inflicted and are inflicting on the planet — have, for whatever reason (such as growing spines, brains, or consciences), decided they don’t want to be denialists anymore.