As Boorstin explained, the pseudo-event was orchestrated and planned to receive maximum public attention, even if the event itself was really unimportant. Pseudo-events merely look important, because the media and the public agree to act as if they are. As Boorstin explained, the pseudo-event is not something that happens by...
Then they turned on him in a heartbeat. Our "leadership" REFUSES to fix the primary system that allows Democrats and other leftists to vote for OUR candidates, which ALWAYS results in us getting a wimpy RINO who will go out of their way to discourage the base from supporting him/her. For proof just look at how fast OUR SIDE turned on Palin after she became McCain's running mate. The left didn't need to assassinate her character alone, too many of our side was more than ready to help them.
Watching the American scene in the 1960s, historian Daniel Boorstin, invented the idea of the “pseudo-event.” The rise of television and modern mass media had produced a transformation of the news business, so that what now mattered was not if an event was important, but only if it was “newsworthy.”
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