> That is why fear-mongering has been and will be an effective political tool
> for keeping people in line. Any hope that people overcome that and stop
> supporting waging wars on crime, drugs, terrorism, communism and any other
> real or manufactured threat is itself an illusion - one cherished by the
> left that labors under the mistaken notion that it can engineer society to
> its vision.
How exactly is this fear-mongering manipulating the American population?
What exactly are people afraid of?
Given that less than 30% of the population support Bush and fewer of them watch fear-mongering Fox News, what exactly is everybody else afraid of? The economy? Crime? The cancellation of Jericho?