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Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Media Hype Over Right-Wing Rhetoric Is Increasing Threat Of Violence …

January 11, 2011 Leave a comment

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Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Media Hype Over Right-Wing Rhetoric Is Increasing Threat Of Violence

 

What we have here is a clear case of a self-fulfilling prophecy. The national and local media knew exactly what they were doing. They hyped to a pool of 300 million Americans over and over again that a deranged tea partier is going to gun politicians down. Then, a highly suggestible paranoid schizophrenic acts on the hype and the media instantly blames the tea party.

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