As 2021 kicks off, we have to wonder, what's next? And, how will it be done? I propose that maybe we use this post as a way to note (and call out) the shaping of the public mind in America in 2021.
So, let me begin! I was admittedly surprised to see on 3 January Bloomberg's "chief editor." He was explaining how eastern Asian countries did much, much better with Covid than we did in the US and, "the west" in general. He was claiming far, far fewer deaths, less in the way of lockdowns, and societies that were functioning and vibrant through out. For those of us who know the truth, i.e. the virus originated in "the East", they lied about the numbers of deaths, cases, etc., and that our satellites could see China INCINERATING the corpses from miles in the sky. So, he was laying it on quite "thick" and whether he knew it our not, he was piling lies on top of lies.
But, and here it is. What was his conclusion and the point of his piece? His conclusion was that SINCE the Asia countries (including China) did so much better managing COVID, THEREFORE, we in the rest of the world should realize that their governments work BETTER than ours and we should change our government (and society) to be more like theirs! Just smart thinking according to this guy...just following "the facts" according to him. But, he did acknowledge that those "smaller" governments just have "more control," but, hey, that's a good thing and that was his point.
So...if you bump into people thinking, yeah, we need more government control and yeah, we need to be more like China....they've been watching and listening to Bloomberg. And, of course, although not stated, billionaires like Michael Bloomberg fair quite nicely under any form of government, so, no big thing to him.
As the year goes on, please, consider posting the "new found wisdom" that detractors of America wish to use to derail further our country. When "shined up," unfortunately, to the ill informed, it may sound quite sensible.