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Politicians in the USA--elected or not-- have employed film, television, radio broadcast to "by-pass congress" and "speak directly" to their people in a language they can "viscerally understand" for about a hundred years.

Before that were monographs circulating among the "elite" in diverse regions of the world and vanity presses like Benjamin Franklin's, for example. You are familiar with the life and times of that historical personnage and his associate among the "founding" fathers, are you not? He arguably was the William Hearst of 18th cen. British America.

ITC is merely another media of telecommunication between people. It is not the message, yet it is the message and self-selecting recipients which dismays, perhaps. Which is odd considering that a large portion of Trump's twitter audience in any given hour reply to heckle and insult.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sat Nov 9th, 2019 at 02:23:11 PM EST
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