Imagine an ostensibly independent source of information, constantly bombarding the public, that ceaselessly fans the fires of fear and group hatred. Could anything be of greater use to the government as it seeks to mislead and thus control people?
Ladies and gentlemen, I present the so-called mainstream news media. The state could not have a more powerful friend. No wonder it has captured the media and made a tool of them in ways great and small, direct and indirect. By now, we are entitled to view the mainstream media as really just an arm of the state.