Remember how Impending Economic Collapse was Obama's reason for rushing the appointing and approval of Timmy Geithner, tax cheat extraordinaire and head of the IRS? "Geithner is the only man for the job," Obama told us. "We are in a time of great economic peril!" He was the only man who could save us from ourselves - and hence the great bank bailouts.
The oldest tactic in the government book is to scare the public with propoganda. If you have never seen the movie "Wag the Dog", rent it. With our friend propoganda, you can get whoever you need into whatever office you need them into, regardless of how controversial they are.
Smoke and mirrors, razzle dazzle.
Obama gives us health advice; the news services are flashing images like this:
Surprisingly, the commander in chief doesn't look too worried:
I'm sure everyone in Houston, where the first confirmed death from pig flu on American soil was confirmed, is freaking out. Keep in mind that the common flu kills thousands of people a year. Suddenly we have one death in America from Pig Flu (a Mexican child visiting family in these United States), and it's a pandemic.
Well done, powers that be, well done.
I'm off to enjoy a pulled pork sandwich.