Trump and Putin have utilized a very similar propaganda strategy: feed the media and the public constant lies as a way to control the narrative.
This strategy is called fire hosing and Vox does a phenomenal job of breaking it down in the video embedded below.
The Principles of Firehosing:
- High volume
- Rapid, continuous, and repetitive
- No commitment to objective reality
- No commitment to consistency
To read other content about propaganda and politics, check out The War On Truth: How Facts Have Become A Partisan Issue.