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Posted by Tim Ireland at August 18, 2005

Category: The War on Stupid

This entry was posted on
Thursday, August 18th, 2005
10:14 am and is filed
under The War on Stupid.

Hurray! Another liar.

Perfect – Blair must go
Chicken Yoghurt – A marriage of convenience
SMH – The look of a terrorist? It was a police fantasy
Scotsman – Sir Ian tried to stall killing probe
Guardian – Met chief tried to stop shooting inquiry
BBC – Timeline: Tube shooting
Talk Politics – Have you no sense of decency?
Heh. I’m flattered
Craig Murray – The killing of Jean Charles de Menezes

Someone should explain to Sir Ian Blair that it’s the public that’s meant to be kept in a perpetual and disabling state of fear and anxiety, not the authorities.

Speaking of phantoms and fears, here’s Charles Clarke still trying to tie it all together.

The resignations should begin now… Blair, then Clarke, then Bliar. But they won’t. Because the stakes are too high. And we have to show faith in our leaders lest we give in to terrorism. And it was the terrorists who were really responsible for the killing. They created the conditions that contributed to the event, you know. And they’re all working together, yes they are.

UPDATE – An excellent animation at B3ta.

1 Comment

  1. Owen's musings says

    Why Ian Blair should not resign, and why perhaps he should

    Sir Ian Blair should not resign because of what he said at the press briefing following the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes on 22 July, even if it turns out that what he said was untruthful. However, he should resign if the shoot to kill policy wa…

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