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The documentary film-maker Adam Curtis agrees that the framing is secondary. “I don’t think that the attraction of Trump or Brexit has much to do with the ‘stories’ they tell,” he says. “I’m not sure people believe those either. What they both do offer people is a giant button with ‘Fuck off’ written on it in giant letters. And faced with a distrust of all the old frames, a lot of people want to press that button.”

Reference

‘Make America Great Again’ Why Are Liberals Losing The War On Soundbites? Guardian

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