Worse Than the Disease

Cass Sunstein is a smart guy. Does he really not see the problem with combating anti-government paranoia through a covert coordinated propaganda campaign?

I mean, seriously?

More broadly, if you’re representing an interested party in a particular argument and you fail to disclose the connection, you’re undermining the legitimacy of your point. But it’s particularly egregious in a case where the risk of discovery includes further radicalizing unhinged conspiracy theorists, never mind that a policy like this is practically begging to be abused.

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