The Resource Cure your democracy: : the infection, spread and treatment of contagious opinions, John Cooker, (electronic resource)

Cure your democracy: : the infection, spread and treatment of contagious opinions, John Cooker, (electronic resource)

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Cure your democracy: : the infection, spread and treatment of contagious opinions
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Cure your democracy:
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the infection, spread and treatment of contagious opinions
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John Cooker
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eng
Summary
There's an epidemic sweeping across America but no one's taking it seriously. The infected look like normal Americans, at first, but then they open their mouths and foreign words leap out known only to inhabitants of their special nation: left coaster, mama grizzly, Obamacare, drill baby drill; or neocon, glass ceiling, teabagger, I didn't inhale. Drop the word "multiculturalism" and half of them will have an immediate allergy-like reaction. Their faces will turn red with fever as they glide away from you. Drop the phrase "lamestream media" and the other half will cringe and hold their brow with a splitting headache as they back away from you. These otherwise normal Americans are obviously suffering from something. The author in this pioneering book has discovered what that is: severe, extremely contagious viral illnesses that are plaguing the entire country. He reveals here in layman's terms the infection, spread and treatment of these viruses. They make us insanely ill and susceptible to conspiracy theories, and are so easily passed between individuals by speeches, handshakes and karaoke. He discovers Viral Media is not just a figurative expression. One morning an infamous radio personality spouts off a misinformed, belligerent opinion. By that afternoon the author's research subjects are repeating it with the same fever and repudiation. The viral words of the opinion had infected them and seemed to have taken possession of their minds like some voodoo zombie incantation. No one is safe and many are contaminated. Treatments are provided so that they may become virus free and regain the ability to associate with those "other" Americans-those infected with the opposing virus. If you are tired of the partisan arguing in our great country, this book is guaranteed to lift you to higher ground and make you LOL
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Cooker, John
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non fiction
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  • Right and left (Political science)
  • Political culture
  • Mass media and public opinion
  • Electronic books
  • United States
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adult
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Cure your democracy: : the infection, spread and treatment of contagious opinions, John Cooker, (electronic resource)
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9781623098230
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11748648
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Cure your democracy: : the infection, spread and treatment of contagious opinions, John Cooker, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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MWT11748648
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781623098230
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11748648
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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