“The war on terror is a marketing campaign …” September 11, 2006Posted by Jeff in "Reality has a well-known liberal bias".
From The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Islamic scholar Reza Aslan:
Aslan: What matters in this region is perception. This war especially between Israel and Hezbollah was a war of perception more than anything else. The reality is not important in this region. It’s what the image is.
Stewart: It’s not important in our country, either.
Aslan: Yeah, it doesn’t really matter. This is basically a marketing campaign. The entire war on terror is at its core a marketing campaign. Now, how the United States is losing a marketing campaign to people who live in caves …