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BBC tows the party line about US healthcare reforms

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posted on Aug, 11 2009 @ 02:59 AM
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BBC tows the party line about US healthcare reforms


news.bbc.co.uk

So are the "grassroots" genuinely angry, or are the protests simply manufactured "astroturf"?

That depends largely on your politics - or whether you watch the liberal MSNBC or conservative Fox News.

The Democrats say the protests are the reaction of a tiny rump of right-wing Republicans, still sore about losing the election.

The protestors, Democrats claim, are the same people who question whether Barack Obama was even born in America - the so-called "birthers". The whole phenomenon is a conRyan Ellis, of conservative pressure group Americans for Tax Reform, says there are only
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posted on Aug, 11 2009 @ 02:59 AM
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If you read the article, you'll notice there is much credence given to the notion of conspiracy - strangely not derided, as the BBC and other PTB are want to do when it suits themselves. The notion of a genuine response is played down, whereas the "secret, evil conspiracy" angle is hyped up. Which one are you meant to remember, after reading this article?

I wanted to highlight this exercise in propaganda for you all, enjoy.

news.bbc.co.uk
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