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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Reply #13)

Wed Jun 29, 2022, 08:06 AM

16. I concur. Trump's appeal to the masses involves a vast

overt self reinforcing propaganda scheme (Fox, right wing internet and radio), and covert conditioning
where reported facts are editorialized to conform to a both-sides-do-it format by the MSM, and
really unpleasant facts are simply played down (page 14 NYTimes) or ignored completely. For example,
there seems to be a rule that when news outlets discuss taxes, they mostly talk about 'income tax'
and not capital gains. So Americans are exposed to both soft and hard propaganda - the aim of both
is to normalize the deficit of social services and benefits available to the poor and middle class and
to insulate the wealthy from obligations.

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