I listen carefully to what our leaders feed the media. I watch them on television. I read their words on numerous Internet sites. Because I was once in the public relations business I do understand parsing, spin, slant, timing, and story placement.
In fact, I orchestrated it on more than one occasion. It was my job and I understand the mechanics of information manipulation. Indeed, the march of technology has made it even more possible to manipulate masses of people, especially the discouraged young, to rock concert frenzies and protestations. Unfortunately it is a doubled-edged sword.
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