posted on Oct, 29 2008 @ 02:49 AM
nah, just laying out a tax plan and fighting against lies doesn't equate to propaganda.
Most of the time, Propaganda is the methods employed to get a point across...
wiki definition is
Propaganda is a concerted set of messages aimed at influencing the opinions or behaviors of large numbers of people. As opposed to impartially
providing information, propaganda in its most basic sense presents information in order to influence its audience. Propaganda often presents facts
selectively (thus lying by omission) to encourage a particular synthesis, or gives loaded messages in order to produce an emotional rather than
rational response to the information presented. The desired result is a change of the cognitive narrative of the subject in the target audience to
further a political agenda.
Political Campaigns are almost, by definition, Propaganda Machines
I'm just wondering if he will deviate from his current methods that he likes to use... THe Obama campaign has been genius at doing this by using
only mild propaganda techniques that are typically viewed by the observer to be positive in nature... Thus enabling him to assume a "moral high
Keep in mind, I've stated in threads I will not reveal who I'm supporting until after the election. I am purely interested in understanding why
propaganda is so effective... and fully understanding the popular methods used in today's day and age....
What better time to do this than during an election cycle... where almost all messages put out by either campaign are going to have "spin".