Quite a few people were pointing out that what we in the west watching the funeral saw as manufactured grief, out of fear of being shot, might indeed have been genuine.
That’s a whole new level of wrong, isn’t it?
- JuliaM on the Dear Leader.
One of the pleasures of blogging is getting comments that put into words vague thoughts you have that you haven’t been able to articulate. Yes, I think Julia is right. It is not fear as much as love, “genuine” love for him and that is deeply, staggeringly, almost incomprehensibly wrong. And that is why we see but we don’t understand because we can’t conceive of an entire nation with Stockholm syndrome.