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China, Seattle and the Frankensteins of History

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Posted By: Hazymac, 6/21/2020 8:07:33 PM

Years ago when institutions had more credibility skepticism was met with the phrase “Would your government lie to you?” Afterward when the 60s established that Uncle Sam told fibs the Watergate generation found a new source of truth: “Would the media lie to you?” Events since, from the Dan Rather document fiasco to the scandalous off-and-on-again prohibitions on public rallies, have convinced many the media is no better than the US government at telling the truth. “You can’t say, ‘Listen to the science and keep your churches at 25 percent occupancy and socially distance your choir singers,’ and then say,

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Years ago when institutions had more credibility skepticism was met with the phrase “Would your government lie to you?” Afterward when the 60s established that Uncle Sam told fibs the Watergate generation found a new source of truth: “Would the media lie to you?” Events since, from the Dan Rather document fiasco to the scandalous off-and-on-again prohibitions on public rallies, have convinced many the media is no better than the US government at telling the truth. “You can’t say, ‘Listen to the science and keep your churches at 25 percent occupancy and socially distance your choir singers,’ and then say,
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