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Beltway Bubble: US Senators Internalize the Propaganda

Never underestimate the media’s power to deceive and delude. A question that could have grave implications on the prospects for avoiding war is the question of the extent to which Washington officials themselves have come to be deluded…

The following, recorded at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on June 7, would suggest that at least two members of the committee, Sens. Jeanne Shaheen of Connecticut and Marco Rubio of Florida, have internalized, or come to believe, the anti-Russian propaganda being pumped out by Western media. Shaheen’s question about what the US is doing to counter Russian “disinformation” is especially telling, for the question is worded in such a way–and the tone of her voice would suggest as well–that she is thoroughly convinced that the disinformation is coming entirely from the Russian side and not from the likes of the New York Times and CNN.

Much like Sheehan, Rubio, too, seems to detect no reason for questioning what US mega-media owners are telling him regarding the so-called “Russian aggression” we hear so much about. In fact, as you can see from his first question, Rubio seems totally to buy into the idea, propounded by Gen. Philip Breedlove, that Russia represents a “long term existential threat” to the US and Europe.

Interestingly, both Rubio and Shaheen seem to be bedazzled by Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland, who is married to neocon Robert Kagan and was instrumental in carrying out the coup in Ukraine. What a person to place your faith and your trust in!

Should a vote come before the Senate on whether or not to go to war with Russia, how do you expect senators like Shaheen and Rubio, who have seemingly so thoroughly internalized the media line on Russia, will vote?

6 thoughts on “Beltway Bubble: US Senators Internalize the Propaganda

  1. Pingback: Beltway Bubble: US Senators Internalize the Propaganda | Uprootedpalestinians's Blog

  2. Madeleine Albright is not dead yet and a newcomer is pushing to grab off her bald head the crown of top female war criminal. I’m not talking about Hillary; she competes in the Goy category. It’s the Nudelman creature in the photo above. She has done quite a job on Ukraine and she has barely started. If Hillary claws her way to the WH the Nudelman contender will likely be her State Secretary. It makes one shudder.

  3. What a sick puppy Nuland is, getting orgasms off the death and misery she brings to others.
    Worse, she’ll be around when HRM Hillary steals the WH in November, probably even given more power.

  4. I agree with all comments.Russian aggression,absolute nonsense:/,if the Russians were in Mexico/US border one might agree,the US is at war in every continent bar Antarctica. If the world is not buying what the US corp media giants are selling, they are bested by alternative media, e.g. the young Turks,RT and Sputnik plus many independent blog sites,RT YouTube site has a billion viewers and growing, US corp Media is a dinosaur whose lies have been seen through, the US corp /neocon probogandists could spend a trillions dollars and we still won’t buy it,they seem to be stuck in some 90s parrellel universe.hey guys its Over!

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