Silver medal

Alex Carey, the Australian writer/psychologist, wrote that the greatest achievement of American propaganda is that is has convinced Americans that there is no American propaganda.

That may be. It’s a good insight. But as I look around me and the horrors that American foreign policy has visited on the world in my lifetime, I offer up a second-place candidate:

American propaganda has convinced Americans that Americans are the victims of terrorism, rather than the major perpetrators.

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