Our biggest problem in America today is not that Americans are getting their news via propaganda purveyors and intel filters meant to direct opinion more than protect secrets. It is that they don’t give a fuck if it supports their worldview that positions Americans as the only people with any value to their lives, and even then only those Americans who fit the accepted profile.
Aleppo will be rebuilt and running smoothly, albeit with fewer people and larger cemeteries, long before Detroit is rebuilt or safe water is provided to Flint unless we decide they need more “freedom”. How many dead children equal one pipeline? I never was good at those verbal math problems.