People are easy to manipulate. When presented with a problem and the apparent solution, they will choose the solution because it’s in front of their faces.
Worse yet, if the solution has a little momentum, if it is backed by a bit of cash, if “the good people” favor it, it will seem like the only choice.
“This is what we have. We have to support it. We can’t turn back.”
Spoken like a true believer, and a true loser.
People look for the easy way out. They look for an answer that involves the least amount of unpleasant conflict.
“See? Just vote for GMO labeling. If we win, that’s it. No muss, no fuss. Cast your ballot. Brilliant.”
Or how about this: “Look. Monsanto is pouring millions into defeating GMO labeling. That shows how scared they are. We’re on the right track.”
Of course Monsanto would like…
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