Friday, December 17, 2010

We Have Always Been At War With Eurasia

Yes, it's just Fox News and therefore shouldn't be surprising. But Fox News is hugely influential in the US, and what happens in the US is influential in what happens in the world.

Elsewhere, Paul Krugman has another post and an op-ed column on the growing tendency among tendency among conservative elites to respond to inconvenient facts by just making stuff up.

This strategy is scarily effective, it seems to be increasing, and is by no means limited to the US.

1 comment:

Noam said...

For the truly Orwellian, no doubt you haven't missed Krugman's observation that not only they make up facts, they also rewrite history:
http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/12/15/orwell-and-the-financial-crisis/

I await a detailed description of the use of these tactics in New Zealand.