Posted by JC on July 18th, 2011
Like that Brian.
I liked the analagy of Rupert Murdoch to a rat caught in a trap trying to gnaw its leg off.
BE: The TV dramatist Dennis Potter, who loathed Rupert Murdoch and was dying of cancer, named his cancer Rupert. See: http://brianedwardsmedia.co.nz/?s=Dennis+Potter
The statesman is a crafty man and learns his lies by rote.
The journalist invents his lies and rams them down your throat.
So sit at home and drink your beer
and let the neighbours vote.
— WB Yeats.
Not for a long time have we seen a better example of that old adage,
“Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely”.
We might reflect that whilst this is an apallingly outrageous case of corruption – that the system is actually working to bring this out into the open.
It may well be that people eventually get tired of this sort of abuse of power; lose their fear; and announce, “enough is enough”.
And with the power of the internet, corporate bosses are learning what politicians have known for the last decade; it’s no longer possible to keep secrets.
Last one to utiizle this is a rotten egg!