[Debate] Libya Halftime Score
owukori at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 07:17:51 BST 2011
>> "Why do you care so much, if you're not rooting for Qaddafi?
Your comment implies it's ok for rebels to tell big lies and reporting this fact means "rooting for Gaddafi" like this was some sort of soccer game where one takes sides. So more to the point is why do YOU not care?
On Aug 22, 2011, at 21:15, Yoshie Furuhashi <critical.montages at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm almost beginning to admire the Libyan rebels for their mastery of
> But it all begins to make sense: The NATO must have known about this
> particular lie and several other recent ones designed to overstate the
> rebel control of the capital and make it all seem a fait accompli.
> The NATO bet on this combination of its own on-the-ground unseen
> offensive and mass media-amplified psyop to demoralize the enemy and
> deliver a coup de grâce -- preferably before the UNGA meet in
> September and definitely before another setback in its own rank (such
> as the rebels falling out amongst themselves again).
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 8:56 PM, Doug Henwood <dhenwood at panix.com> wrote:
>> On Aug 22, 2011, at 8:46 PM, Yoshie Furuhashi wrote:
>>> Well, it turns out the Libyan rebels lied again. Saif Gaddafi wasn't
>>> arrested. Is there any end to the Libyan rebel lies? ?? ???
>> Why do you care so much, if you're not rooting for Qaddafi?
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