Exposing the Media and the Security State (pardon the redundancy)

By Ray McGovern, July 14, 2021

I had a chance to use a couple of “for-instances” to show how the “National Security State” and the “Mainstream Media” are joined at the hip — together with Daniel McAdams and Robert Patillo on Peter Lavelle’s Crosstalk.

Welcomed having enough time to make some key points not widely known; those who watch the full 24 minutes are asked to pardon my resort to a German accent toward the end.

Here is how Peter Lavelle led into the discussion:

Remember the great 1964 film ‘Dr. Strangelove’? Do you recall its subtitle? It was ‘How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb’. Well, in light of the surveillance state, here’s an update for 2021: ‘How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Intel Community’. Spooks today aren’t feared – they’re adored.