America is in a media war. It is an extension of the cold war that never ended, but shifted to an electronic front. The war between freedom and statism ended geographically when the Berlin wall fell, but the existential battle never ceased.
When the Soviet Union disintegrated, the battle simply took a different form. Instead of missiles the new weapon was language and education. and the international left had successfully constructed a global infrastructure to get its message out. Schools, Newspapers, Network News, Art, Music, Film, Television.
For decades the left understood the importance of education, art and messaging. Oprah Winfrey gets is. David Geffen gets it. Bono gets it. President BHO gets it. Even Corey Feldman gets it. But the right doesn’t.
Common Sense Does not win the day.
In the 21st century, media everything. And the left wins because it controls the narrative. The narrative is controlled by the media. The left is the media. Narrative is everything.
Andrew Breitbart – Righteous Indignation