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Voice from Europe

The Twilight Zone

Spread enough misinformation and it sticks

Right now, in this column, I could say that the EU is going to outlaw budgies, limit the number of binbags you can buy in one go, and rename English Breakfast tea as Continental Brunch, and I wouldn’t have to worry about being contradicted. Play enough to the deep-set prejudices of people and you don’t have to bother with truth. Even if someone points out that it’s a lie, plenty of folk will respond ‘aha, that’s what they want you to think.’ Spread enough misinformation and it sticks.

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