Atlantean has written a great post on the deafening silence of mainstream English language media (notably TOI, IBN Live and DNA on the declassified CIA documents (in full here) that reveal the extent to which the Left “looked for direction from Russia and China, sought support and approval and pretty much sub-ordinated national interest at the altar of a dubious ideology and subservience to the Chinese.”
Ironically, it was left (no pun intended) to a selfless blogger, Offstumped to alert us to these 185 pages, which constitute one of the four documents that concern India in the recently declassified list. Thank you Offstumped.
Do read Offstumped’s post to understand the full extent of communist involvement in activities that belie their claim to always act in the “national interest”.
But why the silence from mainstream media?
Well, for one, there are lots of other things of greater importance to write about…such as:
…And lets admit, who cares about what the communist party of India did in 1950 or 1960, yaar?
Heck, I wasn’t even born then….