Strangely disconcerting, in an Orwellian sort of way. What used to seem outlandish + bizarre have become commonplace and acceptable.
We are in a period of history where the distortion and obfuscation of reality have shifted into high gear by various, well funded propaganda machines, backed up by corporate owner media channels.
Using fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD), under the banners ‘War on Drugs’, ‘War on Terror’, ‘911!’, various administrations and subsequent Govt. agencies have diminished our constitutional rights to next to nothing is any practical terms.