Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!
The Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion and Tin Man are at it again, as America’s CIA Wizard of Oz manipulates his levers and sound-effects behind an opaque screen of respectability. An article by David Sauer in The Hill blares a headline that America Must Prepare for War with China over Taiwan.
Check out who produces what you read or see.
I hold myself accountable (as far as is possible) to looking into who wrote or produced a media piece that attracts my attention. That probably makes sense in a media climate where anyone is likely to say anything, delivered with great authority and a metaphoric harrumph or two.
As for David Sauer at The Hill, Dave is a retired senior CIA officer who served as chief of station and deputy chief of station in multiple overseas command positions in East Asia and South Asia. Okay as far as it goes, although ‘CIA’ chills my bones a bit, as the organization tends to see every world problem as a nail poised for its professional hammer.
Checking further, The Hill turns ou…