HOW PROPAGANDA BECAME ITS OWN GREATEST ENEMY

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Propaganda is usually thought of as a one-sided statement. We all have famous wartime posters engrained in our brain, persuading us to join the service (think Uncle Sam), or inspiring us to be strong in tough times (“We can do it!”). What we’re beginning to see now though, are many cases of propaganda turned on itself, disarming the power of the original message and turning it on itself by way of appropriation. Let’s look at some famous cases of propaganda throughout history, and see how it began to evolve into its own greatest enemy.

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