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SENIORS: PREPARE TO BE FOOLED

Aug 29th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

It has already started and it won’t be long before the virtual tsunami of political advertising, one liners, manipulated interviews, bill boards and campaign signs will proliferate everywhere. The landscape will be littered, the commercials will multiply, the rage will begin, the promises will inundate, the public will be manipulated.

In an article the other day, I said I was giving up on politics. This is not a reversal. It is more of a continuing rationale as to why. Maybe you will agree or disagree. But, my belief is we have an awful lot of work to do to convince both the body politic, that’s us, and the politicians, that’s them, what the genuine needs, conditions, demands and givens are out here in the real world.

We may also disagree on some of those. But,