Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Proving the existence of propaganda is a very difficult thing to do. So this piece by Amy Goodman on Democracy Now is awesome because it demonstrates clearly that the Pentagon knew attacking Iraq would be a tough sell to the American people, so what did the Pentagon do? They recruited retired military personnel to parade on political shows seen in the MSM and use the Pentagon's prepared talking points. Given what we now know about Douglas Feith's office and the Inspector General's report, and a column compending the > 900 false statements the Bush admin gave on Iraq, what else can we call this stunt by the Pentagon but propaganda. Read more by clicking on the link above.
Goebbels would be very proud !