JOHN CHUCKMAN COMMENT: CONCERNING EVENTS IN IRAN AND VENEZUELA – A NOTE ON THE USE OF LANGUAGE BY TRUMP’S THUGS – WHAT IT GENUINELY DOES REVEAL   Leave a comment

John Chuckman

COMMENT POSTED TO AN ARTICLE BY MARKO MARJANOVIC IN CHECKPOINT ASIA

 

“What If the US Shot Down an Iranian Intelligence Gathering Drone in a War Crisis off of Florida Keys?

“Would anybody care whether it was just inside territorial waters or just outside?”

 

Yes, your point on the precise location of such a clearly hostile machine’s approach is well taken.

“All options are on the table”– literally, the most frequently heard expression coming from Washington senior officials for months.

It’s like an annoying advertising slogan or jingle repeated over and over and over.

They’ve even used it for more than one country.

I think that kind of language is revealing, actually very revealing.

It reveals a lack of imagination, just for a start.

It indicates an obsessive nature, too. That quality we associate with stalkers.

And of course, it reveals aggression. And hatred.

What totally impoverished language to be heard almost continuously from the government of the world’s most powerful nation.

But I suppose it has the limited merit of giving us all a fair warning about some people who occupy high positions.

It’s as though they can’t help revealing themselves.

For anyone interested, I posted a summary and analysis of events, as I see them, in the Straits of Hormuz:

 

https://chuckmanwordsincomments.wordpress.com/2019/06/21/john-chuckman-comment-clarifying-facts-about-irans-downing-of-an-american-drone-trumps-retaliatory-missile-strike-order-iran-as-a-formidable-enemy-who-started-it-all-not-iran-relentl/

Posted June 22, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

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