2005-12-18

Which regime?

Which regime...
  • ...spread lies about its opponents in order to keep a grip on power?
  • ...manipulated and controlled the media so that the people were deceived?
  • ...used torture as a means of gaining important information?
  • ...spied on its own citizens?
  • ...had links with the world of business and used those links for mutual benefit?
  • ...perpetrated human-rights abuses while remaining immensely popular with the nation?
Well... there are actually two answers to this query, and both are right.

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3 comments:

CraigS said...

Ummm...the Soviets?

One Salient Oversight said...

Nope - the Soviets didn't deal with businesses!

Paul W said...

Either the Howard government and the Bush Administration or the Bush Adminstration and the Chinese.