Friday, February 4, 2011

Buying Educational Curriculum in Order to Promote Propaganda

Naked Capitalism: "Pete Peterson Using High School Courses As Trojan Horse for Anti-Social Security, Medicare Propaganda"

"It’s not a pretty spectacle when a very rich man tells little people they ought to get by with less, particularly when his firm benefitted handsomely from the pump and dump operation that led to the financial crisis.

"Pete Peterson, one of the two founders of the Blackstone Group, has had a longstanding campaign against Social Security and Medicare. He’s sufficiently aggressive that to combat consistent poll ratings that show that both programs enjoy substantial support, his foundation set out to generate different survey results by stacking the deck heavily in its favor...."

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