[FoRK] The Grand Pageant of Spin
<JeffreyWinter at crd.com> on
Thu Sep 13 04:24:54 PDT 2007
"... with anyone expressing the least bit of skepticism, critical
thinking, etc. being labeled a 'left-wing extremist' ..."
The propaganda machine seems to have gotten to the Iraqis themselves:
"More than 20 Iraqis of different sects and ethnicities said in
interviews across the country that they viewed the report favorably
because it - or, at least the parts shown on television in Iraq -
portrayed the situation accurately."
You would think a propagandist this good would be able to wring more
support for the war out of Americans but it doesn't really seem to be
working very well.
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