posted on Jan, 15 2012 @ 06:52 AM
Originally posted by CaptainBeno
I don't understand the quick turn around..........has someone had a word in his ear, did he wake up on the wrong side of the bed, is he smoking
Good news though, just hope he keeps his word.
I think the media has painted him as a monster alongside the Syrian Government and that in my opinion is the exact reason why you are surprised. This
is not the first time the media has painted a government, or individual on top of the government as a monster, "dehumanizing the enemy" is a term to
remember in this case.
Syria is obviously a US target, even General Wesley Clark admits to that fact, and for the purpose of regime change, you must first dehumanize the
government, especially the individual heading the Government, in this case Assad.
That being said, for me, this isn't surprising, why? Because 1. Assad is not a monster. 2. The Syrian Government is not a monster.
The whole dehumanization campaign has been conducted through rumors, some Syrians living in London make a claim, then suddenly all the Western media
coordinately publishes those rumors. You have probably heard the term "activists say" this, "activists say" that, if you do your research, find out
who these activists are and where they are located, you'll see that all of them live outside Syria, but funnily every thing they report is published
without any confirmation, nor any doubt.
The same was done regarding Libya, wild rumors spread like wild fire, why should we be surprised? Qaddafi was so dehumanized that even after he was
tortured, sodomized and murdered in cold blood, no one was shocked. That is the intention, and that is the effect the media is trying to produced.
Good to see the media's hard work is not met in vain.
edit on 15-1-2012 by insaan because: (no reason given)