The asymmetry of the two major parties is driven in part by information asymmetries that feed extremism. The decades-long project of Fox News and the conservative movement to destroy shared truth has paved the way. Regular imbibers of Fox News, according to a new survey from the Public Religion Research Institute, occupy a climate more extreme than other Republicans, who tend to have more varied and less dishonest information sources.
the assault must be made. Breaking the hold of this collective delusion is a national imperative. If there is one thing America has learned in 2020, it is that defeating a virus — whether biological or informational — requires an honest and engaged president.
October 22, 2020
Biden’s First War Would Have to Be Against Propaganda
[Via email from Chet.
I “love’ the guy’s referenced expert, “the Public Religion Research Institute”. Who has heard of this organization before? And why a religion research institute? Why didn’t he link to the survey? And why can’t I find the survey on their website?
This looks like a combination of projection, delusion and lying.—Joe]