Thursday, February 11, 2010
The launch of 'Operation Justification'
I've been mulling this phenomenon over. At first I just thought it was the annual spend the budget bonanza we see every year as the financial year end approaches. But this year is different. We are being bombarded from every conceivable angle by the vast assortment of adverts.
If I was a cynic I would suggest that the reason for the sudden burst of brainwashing activity is due to realisation in our 'beloved' agency/quango/gummint departments that their precious jobs with attached gold plated pensions and perks are under threat. They know the gravy train is grinding to a halt.
So, when the axe looms high overhead their precious empires they will have the ammunition of the current frenzied activity to help plead the case for continued funding. Information from their latest campaigns will be glorified on graphs and charts which will be published and distributed far and wide, press releases will be primed ready to go when the balloon goes up.
I just hope their panicky nonsense fails. Miserably.