TV host Glenn Beck has a theory about the real reason the US government launched the “cash-for-clunkers” program: It’s a secret conspiracy to take control of your computer.
It used to be that, in the Right wing propaganda spearpoint game, a seemly number of days or weeks would pass between eruptions of incoherency, giving the overtaxed cortexes of the subscribing demographic clinging to every word with raggedly masticated fingernails a chance at repeating the falsehoods to themselves and their cohorts enough so that a belief unshakable by inconvenient facts could be established.
But now it seems that, as in so many other entertainment occupations requiring regular beast feeding, an increasing tempo of providing specially tailored crackpot product to satiate the 'imaginary playfriends' crowd has been deemed imperative.
This of course is no doubt due to ratings - after all, you don't get to be the network choice of birthers, flat earthers and other lower berthers by sticking to reruns of daytime soaps and the Teatime Movie.
It would be one thing if elements of relevant truth were attached to these incendiary prevarications...After all, one of the elements within the successful Big Lie is to incorporate just enough factual data to infer plausibility upon whopperish screeching to the less easily gulled.
This, of course, is not for the benefit of the 27% of fish head-eating geeks who believe unquestioningly anyone or anything that affirms their prejudices directly - merely the mass of mentally incurious fence sitters who require a stiffer breeze to fill their tattered sails.
Now, however, they (and by 'they' - well, you know who I'm talking about - If you don't, you're one of them) don't even bother. Safe to assume, perhaps, that their contempt for intellect and critical thinking is reaching its apex.