D’you know what I really really hate about the modern world? I mean really really really hate?
It’s the way the media have turned into bloody oracles. Instead of telling you what has happened they tell you what is going to happen.
“Tomorrow Gordon Brown will announce…etc. etc.”
“David Cameron will tomorrow …und so weiter.”
“In a document to be unveiled tomorrow police will be … blah blah blah.”
“The findings of the (insert appropriate name here) enquiry, to be published tomorrow, will show that X was not responsible… yada yada yada.
Anyway that’s not the point of the post.
But the point of the post starts the same way.
From today’s Telegraph,
“Gordon Brown wil admit for the first time today that he made mistakes that contributed to the financial crisis.”
Well hell! All that posturing and blaming the Americans, we all remember the oft repeated litany that this was a global crisis that started in America.
This started in America.
The crisis started in America…. and so on until we were all heartily sick of it and practically begging on bended knee for Gordon the Terrible to at least shoulder some of the blame.
And now,ahem, with an election just 3 weeks away, for some reason best known to his advisors and spin doctors Gordo says Mea Culpa?
How stupid does he think we are?