"People see only what they are prepared to see," wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson. People largely deny harsh truths up to the point at which they are forced to see it. Even then, many still live in denial.Click here to continue reading at Anthony G. Martin's National Conservative Examiner.
The Emerson adage is particularly true in the realm of politics. When despotism begins to take hold in a nation, complete with tyranny, lies, deception, and ultimately, atrocities, normally the citizens are not prepared to see it. They will deny it is happening.
Corrupt politicians know this and use it to their advantage by committing the most egregious acts of treason, oppression, and graft.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Posted by Welshman at 6:16 PM