Here’s the latest reader question, along with my reply!
Chris asks: I’ve noticed something in the weeks that Coronaphobia has been going on — every other ad on TV seems to be about Corona and how “we’re all in this together,” “social distancing,” etc.
Actors, pro athletes, local news personalities, etc. are also doing “public service announcements” about these things, telling us to listen to our elected officials, “healthcare heroes”, and so forth. Even on SiriusXM, in between the music, there’s usually snippets of DJ’s and musicians giving the standard “stay home and stay safe” propaganda. (This especially annoys me because a big reason I got SiriusXM in the car and on the app is that I disliked the inane banter of the DJ’s and ads on terrestrial radio; now it’s on SiriusXM too.) It all just seems too slick and packaged to me to have arisen spontaneously from unforeseen circumstances (and many of these ads and snippets began airing within a couple days of the general lockdowns starting around mid-March). Do you see these messages as part of the “mass psychosis” over Corona that you’ve mentioned, or is it an orchestrated campaign? Also, why do they keep airing this over and over? Don’t they think we’ve heard all this by now?
My reply: My back gets up when I hear the “we’re all in this together” cant. Because we’re not all in this together.
Anyone collecting a government check – or categorized as “essential” by the government – is not remotely “in it” with the millions of us whose jobs have been outlawed and businesses destroyed by these “essential” narcissists. It is very telling that – so it appears – the ones urging “patience” about the “lockdown” are those least affected by it. This includes affluent celebrities, for whom the “lockdown” is at most a minor inconvenience – and also a benefit (from their point of view) in that it provides the pretext for controlling the deplorables, which is something many of these hard-core leftist celebrities have been pining for for decades.
So, no, I don’t think it’s an a coincidence. It’s coordinated. The major media organs and corporate organs are all singing the same tune because they are run/owned by the same interlocking group of people.
They are able to “tune” the conversation much like tuning a radio dial.
The same happened 20 years go, when – within 24hours of the attacks – it was all of a sudden “911” As if on cue. As if coordinated.
Because, of course, it was.
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