The other day (Wednesday) I wrote a spur of a moment comment on a facebook entry that, with the hindsight and profound wisdom of TWO WHOLE DAYS, now actually impresses me that I thought it.
Ahem (clears throat, coughs)........
"Diplomacy is where 'plausible deniability' and 'public relations' intersect. Ergo: "I knew there was NO chance of success, but I was instructed to play to the gallery, so I went through the motions with all the straightness of face I could muster!".
Often followed by: "It was someone else's fault!"."
Of course, this is also rather obvious. Especially if you've been following Hillary Clinton's mad twirling on the international stage, and what her various righ hand men have been doing. Or not doing.
[ DOT DOT DOT ]
Smiles to herself. Hits 'publish post' button.
Sits back and waits for accalu, occalo, accolai, accaload, erm............................., profound words of praise to roll in.
A NEGATIVE STATEMENT
5 hours ago