The greatest trick... - Grin with cat attached — LiveJournal
|The greatest trick...||Feb. 11th, 2004 07:35 am|
... the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he didn't exist.|
"Verbal", The Usual Suspects
How the hell did they do it? How did the media, or government, or whoever, lead US-Americans to be more worried about a bit of torn lace(*), and the UK public more worried about some bunch of has-beens eating bugs for attention, than about war, corruption, racism, environmental degradation, (and so on)?
Bread and circuses? Once the masses have cable, you only need one circus.
(*) And if US-americans are so offended by a tit, why did MTV put Timberlake on anyway?