"All propaganda must be popular and its intellectual level must be adjusted to the most limited intelligence among those it is addressed to. Consequently, the greater the mass it is intended to reach, the lower its purely intellectual level will have to be"
As aesthetes, intellectuals and liberals it is easy to poke fun at Donald Trump. Perhaps too easy. Fake News ponders an uncomfortable question. Is Trump’s seemingly impulsive, out- of-control, and fast and lose approach to facts actually part of a strategy that has worked very e ectively for authoritarian leaders in the past? By lampooning him and writing him o are we actually falling into a trap?