In the comments to a Tom Luongo article, on federalism, RealEstateArbitrage rings the bell on accountability:
Talked to someone in North America this week: “Heard your friend Putin just poisoned another opposition politician.” Porton Down and the Skripals were part of a long game: events like this are is how you condition a population to respond like Pavlov’s dogs.
The never ending hate propaganda continues against China every day. There’s an astonishing number of commenting accounts at ZeroHedge (note, I did not say commenters, which implies individuals and/or humans) endlessly posting sinophobic rubbish under China articles.
It’s become less entertaining and, worse, less instructive to read MoonOfAlabama.org over the last six months. There’s been a steady influx of AI bots or intelligence dullards (frankly it’s hard to tell the difference: says more about propaganda operatives than it does about the bots) infesting the comments.
Images will no longer do. Too banal. The penetrating step is in words. To make us feel again the pulse of a mind.
Happily, words endure longer, better support the blows and admonishments of crazed radicals, than bronze and stone.