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Posted By: zoidberg, 10/15/2019 2:50:49 PM

In the original Planet of the Apes movie (1968), the most-fascinating character is Dr. Zaius, the elitist, orangutan in chief who alone possessed the secret knowledge that (spoiler alert!) apes descended from humans. Toward the end of the film—shortly before he warns Charlton Heston's character not to search for the truth "because you may not like what you find!"—he monologues that the hoi polloi (chimps and gorillas in this case) must be shielded from certain realities lest they be driven to insanity and nihilism. The legacy media are having their Dr. Zaius moment, paternalistically shielding their infantile audience

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Pretty good condemnation of the "gatekeeper" media mentality.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: America Rising 2020 10/15/2019 3:09:23 PM (No. 208165)
F--k The New York Times, NBC, and Other Outlets....
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Foggybottom 10/15/2019 3:10:14 PM (No. 208166)
I hope this means you're leaving the elitist bandwagon.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 10/15/2019 3:18:25 PM (No. 208177)
The Enemedia rarely publish the truth. This is why I avoid most of them as much as possible, some like the NYT, totally.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lazyman 10/15/2019 3:28:29 PM (No. 208190)
You can't fundamentally change America without lying. Who really wants socialism and the resulting authoritative and totalitarian government that surely follows?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 10/15/2019 3:31:52 PM (No. 208193)
Trump, Pelosi, Obama, et.al. are all characters in a play. The stage is Washington D.C. You can name the play yourself-just be aware that the central plot devices are MONEY and POWER. The play changes from day to day-some days it's a race, some days it's a seminar in salesmanship, but it will always be a puppet show. This play is designed to distract from the the puppeteers and to direct attention elsewhere thru confusion & subtrefuge. As docile as the Repubs are, as unhinged as the Dems are, they are all working together to protect the puppeteers. Soros is a puppeteer. Every special interest in DC is a puppeteer. They all have some form of leverage on the US Congress and We, The People, must beinyentionally lied to and confused by the entire ensemble cast. Trump is a lone exception-he doesn't read his lines like he's supposed to, he goes rogue. He tells us the truth. For that, the cast of the play have all sworn to destroy him before he spoils their party and pulls back the curtain. Truth? When was the last time that we were told the truth? When was the last time we were trusted with the truth? Our gvt. needs to revert back to the vision the Founding Fathers had, and to somehow curtail the influence of special interests on our lawmakers.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: anniebc 10/15/2019 8:03:56 PM (No. 208376)
No, they just don't trust the truth.
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