quote:Originally posted by Isome:
Who would have thought it? I mean, it's not like the Bush administration ever did anything similar on the home front, is it? Well... apart from Armstrong Williams. And Maggie Gallagher. And Michael McManus. And there was that incident with the fake news reports and the actors.
No one can really believe we live in a true democratic society. At best, this is "spectator democracy", a product of "engineered consent". At worst, we live in a self-imposed totalitarian state.