When it's gone it's gone ...
Credibility is like virginity. When it's gone it's gone. For ever. End of story. No ifs nor buts about it.
Yet, the Blairs and Bushes of the world still try to convince us otherwise. They still think that we still trust them. At least, they still talk and act like that's the case.
Perhaps, men who believe they've actually been born twice, can believe anything -- of themselves. That's as may be. Billions of people all over the world, know better. A liar is a liar. End of story. No ifs nor buts about that, either.
Amnesty International is a global organization -- one that's kept it's credibility. Here's a Brit press-snip, relating to Amnesty's newly released annual report.
** Britain and the US are betraying the cause of human rights in pursuit of their "war on terror", Amnesty International says in its annual report published yesterday. **
Strong stuff, you may think. But, it gets stronger. See this other excerpt, below.
** Irene Khan, Amnesty's general secretary, launching the report, accused the two governments of condoning torture while trying to keep their consciences clear. **
And, it's not just the US and UK being named & shamed. The 'usual suspects' are there too. Including, Russia, China and Israel -- to mention but a few. ( Birds of a feather, maybe? )
Richard Norton-Taylor wrote a relevant and revealing piece in today's 'Guardian'. Here's another quick snip.
** The UN was paralyzed because of China's imports of oil from Sudan and Russia's arms exports to the country.
The US could not garner support in Africa for military intervention at least partly because it had spent its "moral currency" in Iraq ...... **
Hit this link to read the article in full: http://www.guardian.co.uk/guantanamo/story/0,13743,1492350,00.html
Then visit Amnesty's own site, for further reading : http://www.amnesty.org.uk/