operation: hollywood

wag the dog“You must glorify war in order to get the public to accept the fact that you’re going to send their sons and daughters to die.”

so as we approach oscar season, you should know that the pentagon uses hollywood for propaganda .

Brian Courtis of The Age writes: “We hear less…about the effects of the powerful relationship that has grown over the years between the Pentagon and the Hollywood studios, a partnership that not only can save millions of dollars for filmmakers and produce fine recruiting propaganda for Washington, but can twist history and reality to produce the ultimate in international spin.”

for more information, check out some of these stories:
h’wood’s dirty little secret by the age
h’wood invasion! by strike the root
celluloid wars by instant punditry
h’wood’s ideological war by world socialist web site
c.i.a. enlists h’wood & h’wood gives war games “razzmatazz”
by technical advisor

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