Sunday, 6 March 2011
The Mad Colonel and the Gay Lord
The more the previous government of this country, that once headed by the vile Tony Blair, slips into history the more venal, the more corrupt, it seems, the more mired in the deepest forms of turpitude and hypocrisy. It makes it worse that Blair continues to tour the world, touting his tawdry credentials as a latter day saint, rather than sink into the oblivion he deserves.
Meanwhile Peter Mandelson, if possible even more morally debased than his master, recently came to the defence of the beleaguered Gaddafis, saying that he and Blair were absolutely right to make friends with these people.
It’s certainly true that we live in a world with some fairly unpleasant leaders, people like Colonel Gaddafi and Hashim Thaçi, the Prime Minister of Kosovo, another of Blair’s pals, who stands accused of the worst kind of butchery during the Balkan wars. One has to be practical; it’s not always possible to take the moral high ground in international diplomacy. But there is being practical and there is being cosy, and, my, oh, my, how cosy Blair and Mandelson were with the Mad Colonel and Saif, his nauseating playboy son.
I’m sure most of the people who read this will have seen the recent news footage from Libya, also know as Colonel & Son, where the chief executives are doing all they can to ensure they do not go out of business…permanently. What you may not know is that Saif is battling for democracy; at least he is according to his Lordship. There is nostalgia at work here, a loyalty between chums, created, I suppose, when Saif spent a jolly good time with the gay peer on Corfu, as guests at Nat Rothschild’s villa. The Gay Lord, the Muslim Playboy and the Jewish Financier; is there a joke in this, I wonder?
There is a joke, certainly, a joke in Mandelson’s way of looking at events, one unfortunately without a great deal of humour. Never mind the Colonel’s rambling and half-mad statements on TV, never mind Saif’s determination, to use his words, to fight to the last man and the last bullet, he recognises, says Mandy, that Libya has to go on a different course, a transition towards political pluralism.
Quite right, my lord, just as the release of the Lockerbie bomber had nothing to do with shady deals over oil and cosy relations with playboys. Yes, one has to be realistic about international affairs; one has to remember to play the Machiavellian game. But there is realpolitik and there is Mandy Blair politick, enough to disgust even the most cynical realist. That the British people could ever have been taken in by these criminal hucksters is something that will never cease to perplex me.
Posted by Anastasia F-B at 15:17
Labels: labour government, Libya, tony blair
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The Americans and Brits are behind the turmoil in the Middle East, they are disposing of the old school to make way for the NWO.ReplyDelete
Anthony, I don't see much evidence that either your president or our prime minister is behind any kind of NWO. David Cameron wouldn't have a clue!ReplyDelete
politicians are the players ,world has become their stadium now ,we are just audience,ReplyDelete
i wish we could be together and do more then clap or abuse.
They are but puppets for the Global Elite.ReplyDelete
All are dirty business in some political views, they can make friendship because they want something, but where are the values? for other side who make bussiness witn naive moves, people in bussiness are crafty, politicans more, they are dirties like no one. A kiss. Mario.ReplyDelete
The President and Prime Minister are just front men for the masses,the behind the scene "Shadow Goverment" calls the big plays, got it?ReplyDelete
Very droll, Anthony!ReplyDelete
Baili, yes it is frustrating to be on the sidelines. I could do so much better. :-)ReplyDelete
Anthony, you know I'm not keen on conspiracy theory. But if there is some hidden cabal, my, what a mess they are making of things!ReplyDelete
Mario, what a shower they are. Princes are worse, judging by the conduct of that bone-head, Andrew. :-))ReplyDelete
In the words of EX president Bill Clinton "There is a Goverment within the Goverment, and I don't controll it". JFK tried to go against the grain ,with obvious consequences.ReplyDelete
I think Bill Clinton was referring to Hillary.ReplyDelete
Sadly, I think William Hague saying "there is a Foreign Secretary within the Foreign Secretary, and I don't control him" is pretty close to the truth at the moment, after this egregrious serial acts of incompetence and foolishness.ReplyDelete
Dominic, indeed so.ReplyDelete
@ Calvin: Bill to Hillary - Yes, Dominatrix!ReplyDelete
We befriended Saddam Hussain when he was of use to us against Iran, then turned our backs on him when he posed a danger. The same has happened with Gaddafi, against him, then when we think he might be useful regarding oil, befriend him, now with the fear of him losing power we are against him again. If he regains power we will befriend him again. Aren't we a nice country to have as a friend? As for Mandelson, the less we hear about him the better. He is a complete waste of space.ReplyDelete
Donald, he surely is.ReplyDelete