Skip to comments.Fake News Still Gaslighting America with Phony Polls
Posted on 05/03/2021 3:48:42 AM PDT by Kaslin
Opinion polls, particularly in the buildup to a presidential election, are not designed to reflect public opinion, but instead to shape it. For the media, objectivity is only of historic interest, a journalistic tenet from a bygone era. Now most of the media is embedded within the Democrat party, serving as an advocacy arm or political action committee to influence elections and agendas.
A CNN staffer, who bragged that he was “one step down” from a director, admitted to an undercover Tinder date, actually a real journalist working for James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas, that CNN was “creating a story” that “we didn’t know anything about,” calling it “propaganda” to help remove President Trump from office. The epitome of fake news.
Fake news media have many gaslighting tools at their disposal. Some outlets doctor audio or video tapes to make their “bad guy” appear racist or doing something illegal. Or, they make their “good guy” look like Mother Teresa. Recipients of this treatment range from law enforcement and Ferguson’s Gentle Giant Michael Brown, to George Zimmerman, and even President Donald Trump.
Many cable news channels, or newspapers simply say or print falsehoods, as in Trump-Russia collusion, Russian bounties on American soldiers, or the cause of death of a Capitol Police officer. The error or correction, if acknowledged at all, is relegated to a couple of lines buried in back of the newspaper several days or more later.
Opinion polls are a well-known and effective method of shaping opinion. These methods have been well described and include sampling whoever answers the phone versus likely voters, the latter being a practice of Rasmussen Reports in their high accurate presidential opinion polls. Oversampling Democrats is another fraudulent way to produce a poll result favoring the DNC media agenda.
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Oversampling Democrats is the desperation move. What they do now is hide the Democrats as Independents in their polls.
I know what Gaslighting means, but I wish the term were not used so much. It seems a convoluted, complex way to say propaganda or fake news or brainwashing.
However I know that certain manners of speaking will trend and become fashionable for certain periods of time. Trends often led by the young. Twitter has provided another phrase: “Catfishing”, equally odd and cumbersome as Gaslighting.
Except gas-lighting is the perfect term for this form of propaganda.
Mr M, I agree. It’s completely contrived and not at all intuitive. Half of those who employ this archaic word in their commentaries, feel the need to take the time to go on and define it - rendering it forced. It’s a word placebo for dullards.
Biden polls mean nothing. What really counts is elections. And just about every election held these days is bring home Republican victories...one after another!!! Biden is toast...no burnt toast. End of story...Case closed!!!
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