“ Crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we’re tired of hearing promises that we know they’ll never keep. — Ray Davies quotes
P L E A S E D W I T H T H E I R I N N A T E A B I L I T Y
Have you noticed over the past few months how the most blatantly crooked and untruthful politicians in the land have successfully managed to extricate themselves from the most politically botched and damning situations that would have the common man and woman imprisoned for corruption and/or incompetence?
I am not going to point fingers or mention names in this article but you really have to marvel at the Houdini-like way a few of the more notable members of government always publicly express either their innocence or non involvement in all those implicit undertakings their underlings have conducted in their name.
Watching the real news over the past few months I have noticed a definite similarity between the way lizards escape capture by losing their tails in effect dissociating themselves from harmful and dangerous situations.
When a person has developed and perfected the ability to do this there is no longer a need to apologize for anything you ever may have “allegedly perpetrated and are thus given the green light to wash your hands like Pontius Pilate and claim a political and moral separation from reality.
Lounge lizards and political amphibians share this innate desire to escape harm at all costs.
I did not mention any names for fear that the guilty parties might be embarrassed by the social stigma. — gc