Let’s start with an example of a ruling class lie:
In November of 2018, … President Trump complained about an “Obama judge” on the Ninth Circuit ruling against his asylum policy. Trump’s comments angered Chief Justice John Roberts of the Supreme Court, who gave a speech saying:
We do not have Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges. What we have is an extraordinary group of dedicated judges doing their level best to do equal right to those appearing before them. That independent judiciary is something we should all be thankful for.
Trump responded by tweeting: “Sorry Chief Justice John Roberts, but you do indeed have ‘Obama judges,’ and they have a much different point of view than the people who are charged with the safety of our country….”
For the Deep State and its sympathizers, Roberts’s statement was a dignified and erudite defense of the institutions of liberal democracy, while Trump’s tweet was a crass attack on said institutions.
Ordinary Americans, who aren’t emotionally invested in keeping up the illusion that all is well on the banks of the Potomac, saw something different. They saw John Roberts telling a lie and Donald Trump telling the truth.
Everybody knows that most of what the upper level of the judicial system does is politics by another name. They know that most of the time, Obama judges, Trump judges, Bush judges, and Clinton judges rule differently on politically charged questions. …
John Roberts has the audacity to tell these people that none of this is true and that all judges are really just doing their best to enforce the same laws in an impartial way.
And then, right after this creature of the Deep State (not even a Democrat, but a moderate Republican) has told his lie, Donald Trump does what most politicians won’t do (including Republicans) and tells the truth.
Political correctness is a series of fantasies or deliberate lies that help the ruling class politically. The PC lies help it to power, and the money that flows from power.
Over the next few years, when Trump’s base continues to believe Trump’s statements in preference to those of the media, the regulatory agencies, Anthony Fauci, the “moderates” in Congress, or whomever, the elite classes and the plutocrats and the mainstream press continue to act surprised, as if there were no reason for anybody to take Trump’s word over theirs about illegal immigration, or the origin of the coronavirus, or hydroxychloroquine, or election fraud.
Except there was a reason why the Deplorables listened to Trump instead of the mainstream voices. It is that the mainstream voices have been lying to them for a long, long time, without even trying to be subtle. Eventually, the Deplorables noticed, and they decided to trust someone else.
Now for the second, and more recent, news item, in which we see our self-appointed betters growing impatient with plain lying and moving on to censorship, as exemplified by YouTube’s decision, about a week ago, to ban all content questioning the efficacy of COVID vaccines. …
What’s going on:
The people who run this country (and let’s be honest: at this point, the government agencies and the big corporations are all run by the same left-leaning plutocrat class) have decided that the Deplorables aren’t allowed to know any of this.
These people know that the Deplorables don’t trust them anymore. So they have to rely on censorship, because they can’t just make their case with logic …
So upper-class liberals are left banging their heads on the wall and saying: Why do these people keep on trusting Donald Trump, even after the events of January 6, and why won’t they believe the FDA when it tells them not to treat COVID with horse-deworming pills, and why are hospitals having to shut down because so many of their employees — medical professionals! — are willing to lose their jobs rather than get the vaccine? …
All this is happening because people notice when the elites lie. They notice when the elites engage in censorship. And they don’t un-notice.
Also, once they’ve stopped trusting you, they won’t start again just because you want them to. Instead, they’ll trust somebody else, even if, in your (now irrelevant) opinion, that somebody else is the worst person in the world for them to trust.
In fair elections, Donald Trump would probably win in 2024. Which is why the media continues to campaign against him.