Lonnie Wolfe explains how Americans are brainwashed for Executive Intelligence Review, which is a Lyndon LaRouche website. While the mainstream media clearly hasn’t been openly, objectively, and honestly reporting all news events for some time – this article really drives home how the media is used to manipulate public opinion. It is also noteworthy that this was published in 2002, just a few months after 911. Here are some excerpts:
You, and your neighbours were told the “truth” by the mass media. The American “news” media, which is so proud of calling itself “free,” and has been patting itself on it back for the wonderful job it has done for all us during and after Sept. 11, is the largest, most expensive, mass-brainwashing machine ever assembled in human history. It is a machine that so completely brainwashes the nearly 300 millions Americans, that the Nazis’ infamous Propaganda Minister Josef Goebbels would be envious.
As with any such covert special operation, there is a psychological warfare component, intended to maximize its effectiveness against a targeted enemy, to confuse that enemy and misdirect him. In the case of the Sept. 11 attack, the targeted enemy is the POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES AND ITS CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT. The “psywar” component of the operation is being carried out by the American media-machine, with the intent to brainwash the American people INTO ACCEPTING THE ONGOING COUP D’ETAT AGAINST OUR CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT.
The brainwashing methods are relatively simple and classic. First, use the terror itself to put people into a state of shock, making them more susceptible to suggestion. Then resort to the “Big Lie” technique to repeatedly hammer home your psywar message–those affirmative answers to the questions we first asked. And most importantly, lie, by suppressing all counter-evidence, by refusing to report anything that might point to the . . . cover-up. All this has been done, along with initial softening of the population to the mass delusional suggestion of the enemy image and the alleged capabilities and motivations of the so-called terrorists, PRIOR TO THE LAUNCHING OF THE ATTACK ITSELF.
Here is the link to the article, which is entitled “Are You Brainwashed?” :