- Words: 2442
- Length: 9 Pages
- Topic: American History
- Paper #: 19079134
While we may be shocked by the U.S. government's attempt to spread disinformation about the current war on terrorism, we should not be. Governments have always been less than fully forthcoming to their citizens, although they rarely admit to lying. Rather they see it as a form of propaganda, and thoroughly patriotic.
Moreover, while the term "propaganda" is almost always used in a pejorative sense and as citizens of a democracy