You Only Hate Assad Because Your TV Told You To
Caitlin Johnstone

You only seek out information that confirms what you want to believe.

You regularly dismiss evidence for partisan reasons, and use other’s partisanship as an excuse to believe whatever you want (for instance, when you use the US’s quick accusation of a chemical attack as evidence there was no chemical attack).

You can just compare the claims of multiple opposed parties (for instance Russia’s, France’s and Syria’s) to see that Hersh is peddling junk, for instance.

No, we don’t hate Assad because our TVs told us so. It’s you who love Assad, from short-sighted “enemy’s enemy is my friend”-thinking coupled with a tenuous grip on reality.

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