Scott Adams Lists Six Easy Ways to Know If You're Living In a Propaganda Bubble

MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ

Scott Adams, popularly known for being the author of the beloved “Dilbert” comic strip and, now, Twitter provocateur, came up with a very simple way to gauge whether or not you’re currently living in a maliciously biased news cycle.

In a series of tweets, Adams pointed out six very obvious ways you can tell if you’re being lied to by the media.

“Here are six easy ways to know you live in a propaganda bubble and the Fake News Industry is malicious,” wrote Adams.

“1. The Fake News tells you Trump is “lying” about the election being stolen as opposed to actually believing it, the way tens-of-millions of his supporters do. The Fake News mind-reading act is propaganda,” he began.

“2. The Fake News tells you all of the election fraud claims have been rejected by courts. But where is the master list of all the (non-crazy) claims and which court rejected them and why? If that list doesn’t exist, assume you have been fed propaganda, not news,” he added.

“3. If knowing you are inciting domestic violence is a reasonable standard for impeachment, let’s apply it to every Democrat who supported BLM protests or now supports a mostly useless impeachment. Otherwise, the impeachment is just a Fake News propaganda enhancer,” he tweeted.

“4. There is no acknowledgement that the Fine People Hoax is still the most damaging Fake News in American History. That hoax is STILL reported as fact. That is pure propaganda,” he continued.

“5. When Trump won in 2016, the Fake News said Russian interference in the election was substantial despite all evidence indicating exactly the opposite. When Biden won, the Fake News told us Russia had no substantial impact. That is propaganda, both times,” he said.

“6. When the Fake News labels the Capitol assault a coup or an insurrection, that is propaganda, not news,” added Adams. “The mob had violent people, but no resources appropriate to conquering a superpower and holding it. That OBVIOUSLY wasn’t a plan. Reporting it as a coup is propaganda.”

Adams’s point is factual. The Capitol Hill riot, while incredibly wrong, was not a coup. The rioters storming into the building had no goal or intention other than causing chaos and havoc. Some took selfies just to be seen doing it on the internet. As I’ve written before, if it was an actual coup, the scene would have looked much different and a lot more organized, and a lot more horrifying.

(READ: A Real Revolutionary Coup Would Look Much Different Than the Stupidity We Saw at the Capitol)

The truth is, the left is adhering to its most practiced tactic of never letting a crisis go to waste. The Capitol riot was wrong, sensational, and bloody. This is red meat to anyone with an ideological bent looking for a way to get one over on their opponents. Seeing as the mainstream media is just that, an ideological group looking to establish a narrative, it’s going to shift focus and place blame where it can, even if they have to sensationalize the story.

Thus, the left has re-written our current predicament whether it’s their part in the BLM riots or what the riot at the Capitol actually was.

As Adams pointed out, you’re living in a propaganda bubble.