Dispatches from Airstrip One
"Did I Hear This Correctly? (From the BBC Files)," a Ricochet poster asks:
Was just watching BBC World News which I do when seeking the Global Left line on the news. According to the BBC, the “International Community” (who are those guys?) have two demands:
1. Ukrainian separatists must stop launching missiles which threaten commercial aircraft and the Russians must stop supplying such missiles.
2. Israel must stop attacking those who are launching missiles which threaten commercial aircraft. No mention as to what those who are supplying such missiles should do.
It's not at all a coincidence that Orwell was inspired to create the "Ministry of Truth" and Room 101 from his days at the BBC.
Or that the BBC views 1984 as a how-to guide:
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