Michael Bloomberg and Mayors Against Illegal Guns Caught Lying to the Public

Colonel Paul Linebarger's Psychological Warfare (1954, page 1) says of propaganda: "Yet success, though incalculable, can be overwhelming; and failure, though undetectable, can be mortal."  Unfortunate examples of overwhelming success include the following: The  Yellow Press, specifically the newspapers run by Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst, fomented the Spanish-American War.  Hearst even bragged about his role in starting the war. Visceral propaganda, such William Allen Rogers's depictions of dead children from the Lusitania, drew the United States into the First World War.  This cost the U.S. more than 100,000 lives, and also killed countless Germans with whom our country had no legitimate quarrel. Mein Kampf proved that Adolf Hitler was, unfortunately, the German who learned the most from Germany's failure to counteract the Triple Entente's propaganda effectively.  Hitler's infamous use of propaganda to take over Germany killed tens of...(Read Full Article)