Let’s see, spin and propaganda as developed by Edward Bernays has been taught for how long? In how many institutions of “higher thinking”? How many books on the subject?
Reputation management companies have become the new thing. They spin and propagandize EVERYTHING everywhere for their clients. Fake accounts, fake opinions, fake reviews — you name it, they’ll do it.
Alleged news media has become opinews instead of facts, you know FACTS— where, when, how, who was there, what exactly was said with no filler or fluff added.
Instead of news we get chit-chat, and what the news personalities believe and feel about the topic.
And everyone is surprised after decades of training the public in spin, propaganda, and confabulation (fabricated, distorted, or misinterpreted) by just about anyone claiming to be an “authority” and folks are amazed at the result?
That old saying, “You reap what you sow” has “come home to roost”.