The thought behind this is the same one that has haunted photography from the start, the idea that the camera doesn’t lie. If the camera can’t lie, it doesn’t matter who's holding it. If the photo appears to support the text, the text must be true. A government agency is daring you to disagree with it. A neat twist on the old lie that goes, “Are you going to believe your own eyes, or what I tell you?”
…a return to organizing human society on the basis of hatred and greater suffering rather than less. The steady movement to diversity, open borders, and a planetary perspective powered by open trade and reduced militarism was suddenly under attack by people we all thought were no longer a threat.