Sunday, August 6, 2017

$PLC: A Demagogic Bully

Via comment by Antonymous on Breitbart Paul Ryan Opposes Trump's Immigration Cu...

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 H.L. Mencken described the secret of successful demagoguery as “keep[ing] the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.” Mencken was referring to “practical politics,” but his insight is equally applicable to public relations and fundraising campaigns trafficking in extravagant claims. For the past 40 years, a self-styled watchdog group, the Southern Poverty Law Center, has excelled in promoting such unwarranted alarm, with a politicized series of hobgoblins, in the process amassing a fortune from its credulous donors.

2 comments:

  1. OT and not on topic...much. Is the chunky chick man-spreading to prove she is and has a puss like the other two? Just wanna know...

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    1. More repulsive than Dees, if that's possible.

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