Regardless of party affiliation, do not make the mistake of relying on news sound-bites, story titles or television banner news to form your opinions on what is the political reality of things. Remember that regardless of which station you watch, conflict and sensationalism sells and therefore the sound-bites are merely intended to bring you back to that channel’s show, where each sound-bite story is generally discussed further and analyzed, not by one side, but if done fairly, by both sides of the issue. This means that you will not get a true picture of what the political reality is by
Everywhere people are asked about Politics and their political persuasion, most people reply, thinking that it’s cool, that they hate politics or don’t give a damn because all politicians are corrupt. You can look on Facebook, Twitter or other social media and find over and over people reluctant to take a position or to even acknowledge the importance of politics. Facebook has more of these people than Twitter, for I hardly found mention of the Occupy Movement on Facebook, meanwhile on Twitter it was almost simulcast.