The Story Wars of Hot Political Issues I'm opening this thread to have a place to post interesting story wars material that crops up. Story wars are fought with a lot of talent these days, but they lose their punch when examined as propaganda instead of gut message. I'll be posting the ones I find deserving comment and I invite you to do the same. Later we might be able to categorizes them according to propaganda technique (in Objectivist jargon or otherwise) and use them as examples. For my par
Pretty bad. My 'real subtext' here is that a Butina Story War cannot be won by ignoring details of the story.
"[T]his being an education thread on how story relates to propaganda" ... the Butina 'cover story' is no longer operative.
Should we reduce the war-story to the official Russian take on the guilty plea (it involves the Kremlin charging she was tortured) and to the official American take (she was caught out doing undeclared 'statecraft')?
More seriously, the Butina 'stor