Sunday, December 19, 2010

Principle of Deniability - Always Attribute What You Say to Others

"And my scientists tell me that these forces are so powerful that we can use them to protect you, our American friends, against Soviet missiles." -- on the hole in the sky where cosmic forces supposedly enter the Philippines, during a lecture to 20 American scientists in January 1982, cited in Raymond Bonner's Waltzing with a Dictator

Note how she emphasized the point "And my scientists tell me..." If challenged, it can always be attributed to her scientists!

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