|"Luke warm, at best"|
"..Clips .. showed .. Bush answering a single question on immigration followed by a round of cheers, applause and supportive sounding shouts from the crowd. To act as if this was some version of reality would be an injustice to the audience."Other politicians use this subterfuge too. I used to enjoy those impromptu videos of Chris Christie scolding the teacher's union until I learned he paid to have them recorded and released. Voters should keep Lying Optics in mind. Ask for crowd analysis before you swallow swill.
Application: Schools would do very well to teach kids how easy they are to deceive and mislead. Study some cropped pictures, staged photo-ops, truncated voice clips, and a little insight into how simple magician gimmicks lead the observer to believe what is not true to be true.
|Heads of State leading million man march in Paris|
We are Charlie Hebdo
|Heads of State clumped securely in an entirely different location posing for a|
We are Charlie Hebdo photo op.