I kind of don’t understand it. It took 12 days, 12 entire days, for the Alex Jones website “prisonplanet.com” (I know I could probably try to check in with what I suppose to be the higher profile “infowars” site, but I will go one or the other route with this one) to explode with an overload of “Da Conspiracy De Iran”.
Sure, there was a sputtering up before then. But it took until two days ago for it to overflow the page. Today, the page is less dominated by Iran, but two days ago looked like all the hallmarks of a campaign.
It took that long to thread their nihilistic needle, of assembling all the random dots and drawing all the necessary contrived lines, in line with blaming the CIA?
What? Was this an abundance of caution? They really needed to check their sources, and double-check, and find collaborating information?
Checking in with my other source of largely conspiratorializing aggregating — “Information Clearing House”, I see a George Soros.
Meanwhile, Jeff Rense links to this here with the phrase “CIA May Have Executed Neda (big Surprise.”) It is a straight-forward acceptance of the Iranian government’s straight faced lie. (As well, isn’t it nice to see Israel Shamir’s analysis posted here, striking that oh-so-finely tuned balance between a demonstration of a more open Iranian government and a Totalatarian Jack-bootery. He’s a real Centrist Conciliator, that “Israel Shamir”.)
I am to believe that the Iranian protests are one giant CIA (or, you know, whatever) psy-ops project. Every bit of it. The election was fair and legitimate — and if they weren’t, it falls under the field of legitimate Iranian constitutional purview — and if not, don’t you realize there are children starving in Africa?
Now let’s examine the history of “False Flag Operations”.
Surely Jeanne Kirkpatrick’s “Blame America First Crowd” phrase is largely an overused invective, used mainly by people prone to an American Exceptionalist viewpoint “my country right or wrong”, “America is the greatest country ever in the world comma sniff and you had better share that sentiment hand shake”, downplaying any negative action the American government has played in the world, or ignoring the negative feeling that engendered to the nations treated as chess pieces during the Cold War with the Soviet Union.
Our conspiratoralizing nit-wits? Forget “blowback theory” in placing some blame or causality past the Islamic Fundamentalist perpetrators of 9/11 and to American and Superpower actions of the past — the functional target of the phrase “blame america first” and how it is prone to misfire in its stand against governmental stove-piping,
Forget that too, because in their worldview there are no Islamic Fundamentalist terrorists. But we can’t even quite call them the “Blame America First” crowd. It’s the Oligarchy. And there are no other independent actors. They have framed their perceptions to a narrow vantage point, — a more feasible idea might be something on the order of an intersection of overlapping conspiracies — that might get them out of this box where they are parroting an Iranian police state’s propaganda for the death of the poster-rallying matyr Neda. (Which they wouldn’t in a million years do for some of the gross improprieties of the American state. Or Israel — see: Rachel Corrie).
The other word from the “right” in the history of our politics, from out of Leftist support and apologizing of the Soviet Union, was “useful idiots”. But it’s hard to put a finger on how “useful” the fringe is in this regard. They’ll need to crowd further into the “mainstream” frame before they can be rewarded with such a title.
But… why did it take so long? Was there some sort of coordination necessary to maximize an effect?
The brohauhau over Obama taking the Huffington Post query is wrong-headed. Never mind the “Iranian” and “Internet source” angle of signals — she asked the most pertinent question: whatever the long term holds (and the overthrow of the Shah in 1979 occured over a year, with long subdued periods when the threat to the government seemed to have passed), Ahmadinejad behind Khamenei will be situated in power — and so the question:
“Under which conditions would you accept the election of Ahmadinejad, and if you do accept it without any significant changes in the conditions there, isn’t that a betrayal of the — of what the demonstrators there are working towards?”
I don’t know the answer to that questio. And Obama dodged it, meaning … we will wait to see if the Obama Administration has an answer to that question.
Iran is going to fade from the public’s mindspace and American’s notorious short attention spans. Meaning it will be up to you to take actively care, if you so feel inclined, in short order.