by catte from Off Guardian
The alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is a mass media
rollout, every bit as sparsely verified and every bit as questionable as
the official Skripal narrative, but this fact is being overlooked due
to the cognitive dissonance involved in who is being blamed.
What we are seeing in the mainstream media at the moment is a
narrative-shift worthy of Minitrue. We are currently being told the
equivalent of “Oceania has always been at war with Eastasia”. The
Saudis in general, and Muhammad bin Salman in particular,
all previous “good guys” in the MSM pantheon, are being apparently
re-branded as baddies with all the cartoonish excess normally reserved
for Russia/Putin and Syria/Assad...
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