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Bipartisan support for domestic propaganda

Via Buzzfeed:

The amendment would "strike the current ban on domestic dissemination" of propaganda material produced by the State Department and the Pentagon, according to the summary of the law at the House Rules Committee's official website.

The tweak to the bill would essentially neutralize two previous acts--the Smith-Mundt Act of 1948 and Foreign Relations Authorization Act in 1987--that had been passed to protect U.S. audiences from our own government's misinformation campaigns.

The bi-partisan amendment is sponsored by Rep. Mac Thornberry from Texas and Rep. Adam Smith from Washington State.

This amendment has already passed in the House.

By fnord12 | May 21, 2012, 10:32 AM | Liberal Outrage

Reference from SuperMegaMonkey

I don't think they need to amend that ban on domestic dissemination of propaganda. They've already figured out how to spread government misinformation.    Read More: Obama Administration Perfecting the Use of the Media as a Propaganda Mouthpiece