Authoritarians Distract Rather than Debate - Marginal REVOLUTION

Authoritarians Distract Rather than Debate - Marginal REVOLUTION:

Distraction is a clever and useful strategy in information control in that an argument in almost any human discussion is rarely an effective way to put an end to an opposing argument. Letting an argument die, or changing the subject, usually works much better than picking an argument and getting someone’s back up

That’s the China’s propaganda machine. Remind you of anyone?