Fake News: the Unravelling of US Empire From Within

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From Counterpunch

by JOHN MCMURTRY

Photo by Alan Cleaver | CC BY 2.0Setting the Stage of the Press-President War

US ruling ideology and Washington power have become unstuck as never before.  A war of opposing certitudes and denunciations is waged day to day between the long-ruling US corporate media and the White House.  Both continuously proclaim ringing recriminations of the other’s ‘fake news’. Over months they both portray each other as malevolent liars.

US bully pulpits are now beyond show disagreements and successful media inquisitions of the past. Slanderous accusations long confined to vilifying the designated Enemy have crept into accusations of the President himself.  ‘The Russians are coming’ is returning as the final recourse of smear to stop deviations from the global program of hugely profitable enemy hate and perpetual preparations for foreign war.

The ruling big lies of the US money party and corporate globalization have divided into…

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