Tagged: propaganda

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American Exceptionalism and anti-historicism on the right

J.L.’s discussion of American exceptionalism last week was really spot-on. Placing American greatness within its proper historical context is necessary both in order to understand what makes America truly great, but also to understand...

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Fair & Balanced

Mike Farmer objects to my criticism of Fox News as a network which appeals to the doing brain rather than the thinking brain: E.D. Kain tries to write a fair and balanced post on...

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Manufacturing right-wing bias

Von, of ObiWings, dissects a rather unsurprisingly propagandistic Rasmussen poll on immigration: Although 58 percent of voters want to abolish birthright citizenship for illegal aliens, "[s]ixty percent (60%) of voters favor a welcoming immigrant...

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Of Maus and Men

Last night, which happened to be International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I attended a lecture by Pulitzer prize winning comic book artist (or graphic novelist) Art Spiegelman.  It was supposed to be a talk on...