Monday, May 30, 2016
Power of Power
Purchasing prominent critics--willing to sacrifice their principles for profit and prestige--arbiters of power procure a useful veneer for the ruthless brutality of their masters. Securing the souls of former critics of the power elite, i.e. Samantha Power and Naomi Klein, the commissioners of war crimes and crimes against humanity--past, present and future--obtain the cover they need to convert these atrocities into 'humanitarian interventions'. Conflating these interventions, in the age of social media, enables the acquisition of public approval and support for 'war without end'.