Propaganda of the Desperate
Fear... and terror. If you're afraid enough you will comply (though if you do, there'll be some more fear along soon to make you comply some more).
This terrible enemy could strike at any moment, and it's YOU he's aiming at. He's coming into your homeland and he's purchased some suitcase bombs. All that has happened so far is nothing to what you will see next. Unless you vote for the Party.
No, it's not a Marvel Comics episode featuring supervillain Mikhail Rasputin working for the Dark Beast, it's a Republican election campaign video - complete with clicking tock... heartbeats... and explosion -
This is the text from the video, which is displayed with photos of OBL, Zarkawi, etc:
"What is yet to come will be even greater."
"With God's permission we call on everyone who believes in God... to comply with His will to kill the Americans."kill the AmericansThey will not come to their senses unless the attacks fall on their heads and until the battle has moved inside America."inside America"We sent people to Moscow, to Tashkent, to other central Asian states, and they negotiated. And we purchased some suitcase bombs."suitcase bombs"Our message is clear - what you saw in New York and Washington and what you are seeing in Afghanistan and Iraq, all these are nothing compared to what you will see next."nothing compared to what you will see next"What is yet to come will be even greater"These are the stakes. Vote November 7th.
How to drive the message home: Invoke 9/11.
This is a call to Americans to monitor the vote: Video the Vote 2006.
We've been here before -
1930s Nazi anti-Jewish propaganda, from der Sturmer -
"They will attempt to fight Germany until it bends to their will or is forced to its knees. They will stop at nothing. They will lie and slander, and continually attempt to incite the whole world against Germany."From “A Cockroach Cannot Give Birth to a Butterfly” and Other Messages of Hate Propaganda".