Anorak | War In Libya: A Made-For-Media Nostalgic Snuff Movie

War In Libya: A Made-For-Media Nostalgic Snuff Movie

by | 20th, March 2011

LIBYA rules the news cycle. The Indy declares from its front page The UN Strikes Back “, seemingly ignorant of the fact that the UN has no air force and is reliant on the French, British and American to enforce its arbitrary decrees.

The NoTW’s front-page headline focuses on national identity. It is bellicose and glorying in death and destruction:



“Our sub sinks despot’s thugs with 3000lb missiles”

There’ also the offer to watch plane explode “. Yayy! Pull up a chair. Grab some popcorn. Watch a Libyan die.

He opines :

Several European nations, the United States and a few token others have decided to intervene militarily in a civil war on the losing side, and just at the moment when these forces were on the verge of defeat.

But it’s March 19,

You have already read 1 premium article for free today
Access immediately the premium content with Multipass

Or come back tomorrow

Posted: 20th, March 2011 | In: News Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink