While watching the news tonight I experienced a flash of dissonance, whereby my preferred perception of reality was distinctly incongruent with the moment. I found my usual optimistic outlook on events in direct conflict with the reality of America’s descent into the radical blend of Marxism, Socialism and Communism currently progressed by the Obama administration. [...]
I wish I could take credit for that line, but it was the fellow behind the now-defunct blog Beautiful Atrocities.
Sadly, I also can’t lay claim to the word “gaslighting,” a “form of intimidation or psychological abuse in which false information is presented to the victim, making them doubt their own memory and perception.”
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