Why poor and middle class republicans vote against their own interests:
“If you can convince the lowest white man he’s better than the best colored man, he won’t notice you’re picking his pocket. Hell, give him someone to look down on and he’ll empty his pockets for you.” Lyndon Johnson
SVENGALI (noun \sven-ˈgä-lē, sfen-\):
1. A person who manipulates or exerts excessive control over another.
2. A person who, with evil intent, tries to persuade another to do what is desired.
3. Someone (usually maleficent) who tries to persuade or force another person to do his bidding. Someone who tries to persuade or induce or lead on.
4. A person who completely dominates another, usually with selfish or evil motives.
in the Mass Media. Some say this is because they “interpret” every speech and debate because they think you’re too stupid to understand. It also could be because they want to influence your thinking BEFORE you have time to actually try to think for yourselves. They spin and distort the news, they pick and choose what stories and images to show or omit.
While advertising, entices you to purchase their products using a multitude of methods; some of these would include:
subconscious imprinting, and other not so obvious methods to sell their wares.