“What? You Think We’re So Innocent?”

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Channel surfing the corporate media’s alleged “news” broadcasts the other day I took note of a startling admission from Trump being interviewed about his meeting with Kim Jong-un. Assuming I’d also see it on the other channels I didn’t pay attention to which network was televising at that moment. I mention this oversight because Trump’s words were astoundingly honest coming from the mouth of any elite overseer of the empire let alone the current oligarch in-chief…and they were immediately disappeared from all outlets including the one which committed the  transgression. I wish I took note of which network it was. In response to media questions about his failure to address the dismal human rights record of North Korea Trump in his inimitable manner said “What, you think we’re so innocent?”

I don’t know what residual naivete on my part allowed me to think for the moment that the corporate Ministry of Truth would willingly broadcast the maximum leader’s words about our own nation’s crimes against humanity but there it was. Not for long though. Such an admission of our own guilt in human affairs was an egregious infraction on the part of editors. Big Brother was not happy! Trump was quoted on this subject again and again on all networks but now his quotes were  limited to statements that “… a lot of countries …have similar records.” Any hint of our own murderous actions was verboten. The real fake news…

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