There’s been a lot of justified hullabaloo of late regarding ‘Fake News’ and the role of images – of dubious authenticity – in driving a news agenda. Politics, it seems, is truly the art of media manipulation and Photoshop now more than a mere meme creator. I’ve yet, however, to see anything to trump (pardon the pun) this Stalin cracker from back in the day:
Why bother defending your actions (the Great Purge) when you can simply rewrite official history? Stalin is the gold standard here. Ridiculous.