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Michael Jackson's toxicology reports will be out soon

The reports will most likely be available this week (2 weeks late, maybe 3) and will presumably show what caused Jackson's death. A number of friends, fans and especially the media have been preparing for this for over a month, and their preparations have primarily been a propaganda blitz. The theme seems to be this: Michael Jackson was a wonderful person who was not responsible for his untimely death.

The facts, of course, are a bit inconvenient for those who support this proposition, that's why the Jackson family, the media and others have been hammering away on these 4 points:

 1. It was the fault of the drugs -- some drugs are dangerous in their own right, but no one knows the full ramifications of combinations of drugs, even prescription drugs. Can't blame the guy taking 4 or 5 drugs at triple the recommended dosage, can we?

 2. We should blame the doctors, all 19 of them. Maybe 19 doctors got together in an incredibly complicated conspiracy?

 3. It was foul play, that's it -- somebody was tired of being on the gravy train of Jackson's entourage and . . . wait, this one needs work.

 4. It was the pressure of being famous although having no childhood. I guess the pressure must have been so much greater than what our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan experience each day . . .

Well, the whitewash has been in full swing for some time now, so I wouldn't be surprised if the report is ignored or even challenged as somehow unfair. And woe to anyone, like me, who suggests the guy might simply have been a drug addict -- that would be pure blasphemy to the likes of Al Sharpton and Spike Lee, who want to deify a pedophile junkie. I'm saying it anyway; this diary is sort of a test as to how successful the Jackson propaganda has been.  

Originally posted to mstew99 on Mon Jul 27, 2009 at 01:46 PM PDT.

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