Our wartime propaganda

Finally the progressive mainstream media is beginning to catch on that the middle of the road Mass media is preparing the public for a surge in the war efforts in Afghanistan with massive propaganda and even Prince Charles is joining the fun.

From the way official Britain pontificates about the war in Afghanistan, you’d never know that most British people want troops withdrawn by the end of the year and only a minority have supported the US-led campaign for years.

The BBC in particular seems to have almost entirely abandoned any attempt at neutral reporting of what is actually going on. Instead, its newsreaders and presenters sternly warn that “Britain’s resolve is being put to the test” and speculate, surreally, about what might happen if public “support” for the war “were to weaken” (last Friday’s 10 o’clock TV news and Newsnight programmes).

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