"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen."

Thursday, 12 August 2010

Useful Idiots......

The video clips below give very interesting insight into the minds of many a loathsome appeaser.

In political jargon, the term “useful idiots” was used to describe Soviet sympathisers in Western countries and the attitude of the Soviet government towards them.

Useful idiots, in a broader sense, refers to Western journalists, travellers and intellectuals who gave their blessing – often with evangelistic fervour – to tyrannies and tyrants, thereby convincing politicians and the public of the Utopian (rather than Dystopian) nature of the society.

In part one (the first three clips) John Sweeney looks at Stalin’s Western apologists. In part two (the last three clips) he explores how present day stories of human rights abuses across the world are still rewritten by creatures such as the odious George Galloway who gave some Cock & Bull excuse why he didn't want to take part in the series when initially asked.













3 comments:

  1. Excellent series of vids, very informative. Galloway is a ....

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  2. It's good to be reminded of Cameron's about-turn on SA. I wonder how he feels about it now?

    He should read Sarah, Maid of Albion's blog to get to the truth of what's happening now.

    I also liked the quote, "It's only a secret if you don't want to know."

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