Sound bites and carrots

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NewsNet Scotland
Sound bites and carrots

By Alec Ross These are the meaningless, vacuous, lazy, mendacious, cynical and intellectually pessimistic sound bites that have largely replaced sensible discourse and now dominate modern political life. Unfortunately, they seem to work. Trump won the White House- much to his surprise and horror, according to Fire and Fury, Michael Wolff’s compelling account of The Donald’s first year in office. A half-cut Nigel Farage looked equally nonplussed when he realised that the people had bought his ‘bring back control’ rhetoric.…

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Sound bites and carrots