samedi 4 décembre 2010


A écouter les MSM, on perd souvent de vue que wikileaks n'a fuité pour l'instant que 683 cables diplomatiques. Il faut dire que c'est moins vendeur que les 250000 dont on nous rabat les oreilles. C'est vrai que le process est un peu long: lecture et censure par le NYT, débat avec le département d'Etat...


¶7. (S) The Ambassador asked if the corruption and infighting are worse now than before. Idenov paused, thought, and then replied, “No, not really. It’s business as usual.” Idenov brushed off a question if the current maneuverings are part of a succession struggle. “Of course not. It’s too early for that. As it’s always been, it’s about big money. Capitalism — you call it market economy — means huge money. Listen, almost everyone at the top is confused. They’re confused by their Soviet mentality. They’re confused by the corrupt excesses of capitalism. ‘If GOLDMAN Sachs executives can make $50 million a year and then run America’s economy in Washington, what’s so different about what we do?’ they ask.”