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Howell Raines “We’ve been presented with a sinister whirlwind of doubletalk.”
Trump is practicing the technique of “reflexive control”, by encouraging street demonstrations against his own guidelines using tweets and these pseudo-campaign rallies. It is reflexive because false consciousness has become a commodity.
For example, on Friday, gyms and tattoo parlors will reopen in GA because its governor says it’s OK with social distancing. Darn political correctness. Hair care trumps health care.
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) April 20, 2020
— Laurence (Larry) Boorstein (@LarryBoorstein) April 20, 2020
Our new video from the series “A guide to Russian propaganda” is here and it's about the top-secret Soviet technique of Reflexive Control, the art of manipulating your victims into making self-defeating decisions – all under the radarhttps://t.co/ilupKdgGTK pic.twitter.com/F47wUhH2wM
— Euromaidan Press (@EuromaidanPress) March 26, 2020
— Peter Sagal (@petersagal) April 20, 2020