Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security adviser to President Carter, wrote in the Washington Post that the Bush administration’s use of the term “war on terror” has created a culture of fear in the United States. And it was intentional. “Fear obscures reason, intensifies emotions and makes it easier for demagogic politicians to mobilize the public on behalf of the policies they want to pursue,” he wrote.
Posted by Patrice Hein
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