Ayaz Amir Archive
As idiocies go this about takes the cake. Every intelligence outfit is entitled to its share of rubbish and cock-and-bull stories. Without half-fiction and lurid drama to thrive on most intelligence outfits would shrivel, twiddling their thumbs and seeing time hang heavy on their hands.
Hugh Walpole, once-upon-a-time English writer, said that he would love England but for the people in it. As cynicism goes this is about perfect. I often catch myself thinking that I would love democracy but for the people in it.
Patriotism makes me think of Walpole. When certified doctors of the faith clear their throats and