The same approach is taken by our politicians here in the UK.
Everything is pitched to appeal to the lowest common denominator amongst the voting population (or those who might get off the couch and make the effort).
Needless to say, the MSM is complicit in this as it seems the age of investigative journalism has long gone.
The truth is out there, but the signal to noise ratio is beyond a lot of folks’ ability to find the facts.
On the conservative side of the political spectrum, we frequently refer to liberals as “low information voters”, a nice way of saying they are stupid. From their point of view, however, we are the stupid ones. And not merely stupid, but evil.
The divide between conservatives and liberals can be seen in the outcomes of the many polls and surveys that are announced on a daily basis. The numbers are depressingly the same; ranging from 40-40% or 50-50%, depending on how many respond that they don’t have an opinion. There is, moreover, what I call the “thirty percent syndrome” of reliable liberal responses no matter what the issue may be. They are the hard core.
There is, however, a critical difference between stupidity and ignorance. All of us are ignorant about something or many things. I surely am. I am in awe of people who can…
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