HOW TO LOSE A COUNTRY IN SEVEN EASY STEPS By Eric Alterman
I found this chilling piece in the MSM of all places! It is posted on MSNBC.com (via Buzz Flash). There are links within the story, referencing articles supporting the author's view.
Oh My God. It is worse than we think. Much worse.
Point Five: In response to even the most carefully documented evidence, the White House simply refuses to engage and, instead, impugns the character of those who present it, like this: “In response, Scott McClellan, the White House spokesman, said, 'I think the allegations are ridiculous, and unsupported by the facts.'" They also take Orwellian doublespeak to a level that would have embarrassed Orwell. “'We've also - are leading the way when it comes to spreading compassion,’ Mr. McClellan said."
Point Six: And one reason they get away with it is that many in the media, even alleged “liberals” are eager to help. And I don’t mean just Fox, Rush, and the entire structure of the conservative echo machine. (See below)