That’s one of the biggest and most important, if not the biggest and most important, threats facing the Civilized, Free, Western World today – the blurred and biased line between facts and fiction today. Between the Lamestream Media’s Fake News and Social Media’s “Fact Checkers,” it’s largely impossible for anyone to distinguish between facts and fiction.
But then, this hellish situation should hardly be considered unexpected. After all, just as an informed Citizenry is necessary to Democracy, a misinformed Citizenry is needed for tyranny to sink its roots in society. And there are certain sorts who sorely desire such tyranny… for all the best reasons of course.
And that is the fundamental basis of the a cappella agitpop that tries to pass itself off as news in America. The Lamestream Media’s go-to play is to find something, no matter how localized or minute, spin it into something outrageous, and sensationalize it in order to turn it into a widespread “issue” that demands the readers’ or viewers’ attention and reaction. Simply put, it’s how they make their money.
And, when the Lamestream Media is particularly successful, e.g., any negative encounter between a Black and the police, they create an actual nationwide problem that further feeds attention and money to the “news” media’s coffers.
“Lights, Camera, Fiction!” Truly, this is how, if anyone was still interested in either honesty or America’s Constitution, how every single broadcast by the Lamestream Media should start. After all, they’ve proven time and time again over the years that the truth is no longer in them and something they actively avoid speaking with what amounts to religious fervor.
While each of the many Lamestream Media outlets has its own guides for how to report on politics, they rarely differ more than in the specific wording and dog-whistles that are to be used. All of them follow the “journalists;” guide shown above with religious fervor.
And that is an existential threat to the very Republic that provides the freedom for the Lamestream Media to operate as it does. Even Malcom X recognized this approximately 50 years ago.
The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses. The press is so powerful in its image-making role, it can make the criminal look like he’s a the victim and make the victim look like he’s the criminal. This is the press, an irresponsible press. It will make the criminal look like he’s the victim and make the victim look like he’s the criminal. If you aren’t careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.
— Malcom X
This isn’t new – though Malcom X was mostly wrong about how his sorts were reported upon. It was obvious during the 2007 – 2008 Democrat primaries when the Lamestream Media engineered public opinion away from Hillary Clinton and toward the Black candidate. And then, even more, during the actual 2008 Presidential Election, when the media pilloried Sarah Palin. And it just continued on, escalated, and became more shamelessly overt since then, culminating in their unprecedented attacks upon President Trump, his family – including specifically young Barron, and any and all who weren’t sufficiently hateful towards them.
Yes, yes; this is just a bit of sarcasm and not a screenshot of an actual CNN headline. But yet, given CNN’s commitment to bringing down President Trump and the American people, it has to clarified that this is just a bit of sarcasm at the expense of the worst of the Lamestream Media.
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