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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Free friendly false flag favors

So vandalism that was directed against DNC headquarters in Denver was done by... a Democrat. Or rather, by someone who has worked in a political fashion (canvasser) for a Democratic political candidate. That's strong evidence he's a Democrat, but who knows? With that economy that was preparing for mono-party control of Washington, he could have been desperate.

Predictably, some people were quick to blame Republicans. Democratic Party Chairwoman Pat Waak said it was a consequence of "an effort on the other side to stir up hate." She had to quickly backpedal when, oops, one of the perpetrators was caught and publicly named.

If this crime was the result of a conspiracy of more than the two perpetrators, let me offer some free and friendly advice. If you're going to launch a false flag campaign, choose people with nondescript names like Jason Miller, not unique names like Maurice Schwenkler. Or, at the very least, do a thorough Google search to make sure there's no identifying information on the Web.

But it's more likely it's just a couple of deluded people who thought it was a good idea at the time. So I'll offer some honest advice that all would be wise to follow, whenever a politicized crime like this happens:

When any unwitnessed crime happens, don't make assumptions as to motive. Don't listen to people who are far away from the issue and have no special knowledge. If anyone suggests the crime is clearly the work of his adversaries, treat the speaker exactly as if he said fairies and unicorns were responsible; there is as much basis in fact for this assertion as there is for the one he made. Also, take a closer look at his own organization: there could be a big story for you to uncover!