No, no, no, they’re calling him a MISOGYNIST. According to the dictionary, “A misogynist is a person who dislikes, despises, or is strongly prejudiced against women. A woman-hater.”
“Misogynist” comes right after “racist” for the word most thrown around by clueless liberals desperately trying to discredit President Trump.
Take a look into the crowds of any one of these “spontaneous” protests (about as “spontaneous” as the “spontaneous” attack on our diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya) and you’ll see plenty of signs that have the word “misogynist” scrawled on them.
President Trump may be a lot of things, but a “woman-hater” would not be one of them in my estimation.
Emily Dreyfuss at WIRED/Business wrote an article titled: “WANT TO MAKE A LIE SEEM TRUE? SAY IT AGAIN. AND AGAIN. AND AGAIN.”
It’s kind of funny, because at the time, February of 2017, she was trying to make this case AGAINST President Trump, in some sort of effort to explain Hillary’s shocking loss. As time has gone on now, however, I feel her article makes a good case against liberals, democrats, and the biased mainstream media, in regards to President Trump.
According to Ms. Dreyfuss, “YOU ONLY USE 10 PERCENT OF YOUR BRAIN. Eating carrots improves your eyesight. Vitamin C cures the common cold, and Crime in the United States is at an all-time high.”
None of those things are true.
“But the facts don’t actually matter: People repeat them so often that you believe them. Welcome to the “illusory truth effect,” a glitch in the human psyche that equates repetition with truth. Marketers and politicians are masters of manipulating this particular cognitive bias, which perhaps you have become more familiar with lately.”
“So what’s going on here? ‘Repetition makes things seem more plausible,’ says Lynn Hasher, a psychologist at the University of Toronto whose research team first noticed the effect in the 1970s.”
“Repetition is what makes fake news work, too, as researchers at Central Washington University pointed out in a study way back in 2012 before the term was everywhere. It’s also a staple of political propaganda. It’s why flacks (publicity agents) feed politicians and CEOs sound bites that they can say over and over again. Not to go all Godwin’s Law on you, but even Adolf Hitler knew about the technique. ‘Slogans should be persistently repeated until the very last individual has come to grasp the idea,’ he wrote in ‘Mein Kampf.’ (his autobiography, when translated means “My Fight’).”
“The effect works because when people attempt to assess truth they rely on two things: whether the information jibes with their understanding, and whether it feels familiar. The first condition is logical: People compare new information with what they already know to be true and consider the credibility of both sources. But researchers have found that familiarity can ‘trump’ rationality, so much so, that hearing over and over again that a certain fact is wrong can have a paradoxical effect. It’s so familiar that it starts to feel right.”
“AS WITH ANY COGNITIVE BIAS, THE BEST WAY NOT TO FALL PREY TO IT IS TO KNOW IT EXISTS.”