Columns
Dec 13, 2015
For The Daily Beast: The Only Thing They’re Selling Is Fear

In his latest column for The Daily Beast, Mike Barnicle examines the current culture of fear that has permeated our everyday lives and the people who are pushing it. “We have ‘a clockwork orange’ parade of candidates seeking to capitalize on the legitimate worry many have about where the world is headed. In the days since a matched and married pair of Islamic terrorists in San Bernardino shattered our slight sense of security people like Ted Cruz and Donald Trump have acted as if ISIL is a reincarnation of The Wehrmacht.” Wow! Who are these guys? And why do they insist on serving us a constant take-out diet of ready-to-eat fear? A buffet that a lot of people devour.” Read the entire column here.

The Only Thing They’re Selling Is Fear

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/12/13/the-only-thing-they-re-selling-is-fear.html