This clip is astounding. Tens of millions of Americans believe these same things. https://t.co/OqK1xtyVub
— Jonathan Merritt (@JonathanMerritt) December 1, 2016- Advertisement -
Watch. From beginning to end. And once again for good measure.
And while you try not to run mad from the apparent senselessness of it all, listen carefully.
“From the media,” the old woman says when asked where she gets her information. But what is this “media”? “Google it. You can find it on Facebook.” With all the certainty in the world that that makes it accurate.
Not, you know, “I saw it on the news” or “I read it in a newspaper”. Not CNN or The New York Times.
Power has truly changed hands.