Tl;dr: Hannah Arendt’s Crises of the Republic, lying, and the present age

Reading Hannah Arendt Crises of the Republic

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1950s made the 1960s. 

Madison Avenue = image is everything
The war machine’s Whiz Kids like Ford’s President = measure everything 

Robert McNamara and Vietnam: measure the image, war is winning polls, truth doesn’t matter. 

And that of course is the world we inherited. 

Highlights at the link.