Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Disillusionment is running pretty high - myths tend to start breaking down when you are missing house payments or when putting food on the table becomes non-trivial. It's a preview of the most extreme disconnect I can think of - when the US government went about trying to figure out how to "market" the Iraq war to Iraqis. When you just shot half of someone's family to death and bombed their city, the concept of "marketing" simply exists in another universe.

Polls repeatedly show the public to be far to the left of our politicians. A minority of the American public are true believers in the myths, and a majority think there is nothing we can do to improve what is going on. The latter is the problem.

you are the media you consume.

by MillMan (millguy at gmail) on Thu Aug 2nd, 2007 at 10:04:02 PM EST

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