The actor Peter Graves just died. In the 1960’s he starred in “Mission Impossible.” Remember that? Private contractors doing secret work for the government. If they were caught or killed, the “secretary would disavow” any knowledge of their activites. That was apparently cool considering the great ratings. Now, flash forward. We have Blackwater. Boo, hiss, evil.
The whims of the populace are seldom anchored in any sense of reality, are they?