HOPIUM: Political Messiahs and the delusions of the masses

BY Corbett Report Extras

Hope is the opium of the masses. With all these decades and—in the case of the oldest democracies—centuries of broken political promises, you’d think that the public would have caught on to the game by now. But, if anything, recent events have revealed that people are becoming more addicted to this politician-peddled hopium even as the lies and broken promises and manipulations become ever more transparent and ridiculous.