July 24, 2020 | Reading Time: < 1 minute
The United States Ministry of Propaganda
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The White House press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, didn’t change her job title today to Minister of Propaganda, but she may as well have. This is what happened.
The president wants Americans to believe cities like Portland are sloughs of violence and crime, where liberals burn effigies of baby Jesus and eat human flesh. (I kid, but only to make a point.) Meanwhile, the president’s paramilitaries are doing this:
There are many things we don’t know because we can’t know. We do know, however, that lots of Americans want to see nameless and badge-less secret police punishing people who need to be punished. They are rooting for more in a second term.
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John Stoehr is the editor of the Editorial Board. He writes the daily edition. Find him @johnastoehr.