Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions in the Armpit of Diogenes by DINGO the DISSIDENT binge-thinker since February 2008.
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Monday, 28 February 2011

Vultures are not hypocrites

Long after the worst excesses
of grotesque and terrible dictators,
decades after they seized power,
and only when their backs are to the wall,
do the hypocrites gather to condemn.
And autocrats remain...

2 comments:

Wofl said...

Mussolini, Franco, Salazar, Mannerheim, Horthy, Duvalier, Amin, Bokassa, The Shah, Pinochet, Hussain, The Greek Colonels, Noriega, Qaddafi...
and at least a dozen others...

Wofl said...

'their backs'
in line 4 is deliberately ambiguous.