This nugget by Mic Wright is very good. I think the point needs to be registered in political cyber spin teams. Labour positively nurture the swarm power of twitter, so that when people object to their fantasies by saying what Labour policy is doing to them, swarms will shout them down. They deliberately the conflate people and ideas, so that any challenge to the effect of their policies, can be bullied down as personally insulting. Exploiting privilege while denying its possession. This is what Owen Jones relies on so his fantasy working class aren’t interrupted(talks more about imaginary class, and much less about political media class these days…), Dan Hodges talks about it here. Dan thinks he gets it bad, try pointing out the effect of Labour policy as someone without political media privilege…

I read this research about twitter, which showed what I discovered about the chatroom our elite moved into. The twitterbubble was very much a symptom of our print media realising they had to move to the net, and they tried to impose the elitism which has upheld the power they refuse to acknowledge, on twitter. This had short term success, but only served to work alongside Leveson and global events to provide a demonstration of how a culture had isolated into tribal idiocy and left us as a nation, vulnerable.  Social media is hardwired to learn and the attempts at infantile online political management are ending in ignomy as Labour and Labourtory guppies retreat to chatrooms and ‘new’ ideas for organising away from those mean people who won’t pretend. Anyway, internet bubbles don’t usually last forever and I think this one is just about ready to blow…or evolve….

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