I am shocked by the level of stage management in this election campaign. Will politicians of the future not even meet the public? When I say that, I am referring of course to the Conservatives who have stooped to this low point of political campaigning. Yet, they seem to get away with it unchallenged.
This example here is how the deception of Theresa May’s campaign is sold to the public on BBC, Sky and ITV.
Images and footage from a so-called rally screened on the news today gave the impression that Theresa May was greeted by a large and rowdy audience. But if those channels were truly reporting the news, they might have panned to the right and left, then you’d realise that this was a crowd of a couple of dozen party faithful in a small warehouse on the outskirts of Edinburgh.
Compare that to the crowds of over 10,000 to 20,000 which greeted Jeremy Corbyn in Gateshead, and you’ll soon realise why the news channels didn’t show Corbyn’s rally at all.
This is how the television fools people… and there are many being fooled.
First take a look behind the scenes of this video on Facebook. Then, after you’ve watched the video, have a look at how this same meeting was screened on the BBC, then you’ll realise just how badly we are being manipulated by mainstream media.
Now compare this to Jeremy Corbyn in Gateshead: