In a game of cards the showdown is the phase when the players must reveal their cards in order to determine who wins. To those with eyes to see and ears to hear we are in a position that looks and sounds like the final stage before a showdown.
Despite the constant rhetoric from the political class about the importance of transparency, if you’ve read The Art of War or have some common sense then you’ll realize that transparency is not a strategically profitable objective for those conducting warfare under the 21st century guise of full spectrum dominance.
However, at this point you can almost get the feeling – even from publicly available information sources and perhaps on occasion the mainstream media – that maintaining narrative consistency in the prolonged and ongoing deception operations is no longer a real priority. There aren’t any resources being dedicated to the disguise. If anything it’s the lies that are transparent.