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Saturday, February 07, 2009


Today's reading

One of my favorite writers (John Pilger) pays homage to one of my favorite words ("bollocks") in analyzing not only Barack Obama (as well as the BBC and others), but also the media hype (and distortions and outright, well, in a word, bollocks) surrounding him. He closes with a quote I'm sure I've heard before, but had forgotten. I like it so much I've decided to add it to the others on my masthead:
"During times of universal deceit," wrote George Orwell, "telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

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