"How fortunate for leaders that men do not think."Consider how simple the accusations from the right are, coupled with their coverage 24/7, and you got a message for the "least intelligent." Consider the recent push by Glenn Beck against organized religion backing the health care reform bill, claiming it is a perversion of faith, or his attacks against NPR for being intellectual. Think of all the Betsy McCaughey lies or the ridiculous "birther" lie that Orly Taitz was fighting.
"It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge."
"All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach."
"He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future."Consider the most recent news regarding the Texas Board of Education infusing right wing politics and religion into the nation's textbooks, and my personal favorite:
"It is not truth that matters, but victory"
"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it"Two words - Fox News