It is a traditonal ploy for bullies to portray anybody who retaliates as the instigator of the trouble.
What is more, they usually get away with because most of us are simple souls who just want peace and quiet.
The classic case of the last century was the appeasement of Hitler, which fed his ambitions and led to worldwide disaster.
But today we are surrounded with appeasers, I’m sure if their lives were put at risk and their freedom eroded they would welcome a quick return to a democratically elected government.
As an Aunt said, if they had access to computers and blogsites back in 1987 as we do now, Rabukas inglorious reign would not have lasted and the coup cultures opprobrious monument to human greed non existent in our society, because they would have bombarded cyberspace with all that was going on at the time, naming and shaming the perpetrators.
Coconut Wireless in print is more effective in making people take responsibility for their actions.
Bhainimarama and his ig coupsters with vacant curriculum vitaes would be sprawled out under mango trees drinking home brew, complaining and lying about all and sundry, and being a nuisance only to the mango tree as they piss on it in inebriation.