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  •  I guess it's not really that hard (2+ / 0-)
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    Tonedevil, Bob Love

    to understand when you check out the constant stream of fear their handlers throw at them

    Yeah, some of us here seem to be chuckling at the thought of hugging them, but  I see a scarily serious side to this too.

    The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
    H. L. Mencken

    All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.

    Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.

    It is not truth that matters, but victory.
    Adolf Hitler

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