Anyone wondering what I'm talking about start here:
The Psychology of Persuasion
You've not even posted the "wrong" media.Major media, NYT, New Yorker, the Guardian etc.
But none of the "rights" media, so what're ya gonna do.
But all the rights media clqims in regards to the OWS movement are accepted as gospel, even though its WAY too soon to make claims of sponsorship.
Wouldn't surprise me if it IS "astroturf".
As some tried (and failed) to successfully astroturf the Tea Party.
Who I have repeatedly lauded for taking the money and publicity and running.
Furthering their OWN agenda instead of the one some of their sponsors intended.
Koch Industries: We Don't Fund Tea Parties (Except For The Tea Parties We Fund) | TPMMuckraker
AFP's North Carolina branch has a Web site called www.nctaxdayteaparty.com that encourages supporters to "contact Americans for Prosperity-NC with questions about throwing a Tea Party in your town! We are here to help you have a great success!"
In an interview this morning, Cohlmia confirmed Koch's role backing AFP. Asking how that squares with the statement that Koch not provide funding "specifically to support the tea parties," Cohlmia said "the statement stands."
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
This is "Astroturf Synergy" in action.
⚧ C.T.L.W. You figure it out
My Endo doc went over my blood work. "I see your estrogen level is now at 315, do you feel like you have too much Estrogen now?"
I told her "... N... N.. No..." and started crying.