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Noam Chomsky - Outrage

Noam Chomsky - Outrage


By Noam Chomsky

August 03, 2014 "ICH"

Almost every
day brings news of awful crimes, but some are so
heinous, so horrendous and malicious, that they
dwarf all else. One of those rare events took place
on July 17, when Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot
down in Eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people.

The Guardian
of Virtue in the White House denounced it as an
“outrage of unspeakable proportions,” which he
attributed to “Russian support.” His UN Ambassador
thundered that “when 298 civilians are killed” in
the “horrific downing” of a civilian plane, “we must
stop at nothing to determine who is responsible and
to bring them to justice.” She also called on Putin
to end his shameful efforts to evade his very clear

True, the
“irritating little man” with the “ratlike face”
(Timothy Garton Ash) had call…