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'Alternative Facts': How And Why Propaganda Works14:00
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This morning, President Donald Trump tweeted:

He declared that he doesn't accept any negative polls as a reality and that the only polls he believes, and the only polls he thinks you should believe, are ones that put him in a positive light.

That's why Jason Stanley thinks the United States has entered into a new era of political propaganda.

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Jason Stanley, professor of philosophy at Yale University and author of the book "How Propaganda Works." He tweets @jasonintrator.

This segment aired on February 6, 2017.

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