The following is an excerpt of this Guardian article in which EMN Senior Fellow Karen Kwiatkowski was quoted.
“I had this huge faith in my superiors, that they must be there for a reason, they must be wise and strong and all of these fairytale type things, but I came to find out there are very incompetent people in very high positions.
There’s a crisis of faith in this country. As always, when you have these crises of faith you see populist leaders, and the emergence of Trump certainly was a response to a crisis in faith. It’ll be interesting to see what happens next, because Americans have a lot less to be proud of than we think.
I could go into the Walmart right now and ask everybody about WMD in Iraq and probably three out ten people, maybe more, will swear that it’s all true. Our public propaganda in this country is supremely good.”
EMN Senior Fellow Coleen Rowley was also quoted saying, “I think the real danger is that their propaganda was very successful, and people like Bush and Cheney have now been rehabilitated,” Rowley said. “Even the liberals have embraced Bush and Cheney.”
Read the full article here.