THE Big Lie is a common propaganda technique.
It means a falsehood so outrageous we think no one would have the gall to make it up.
So it is repeated and believed.
In George Orwell’s 1984, set in a totalitarian regime, the technique was called doublethink, meaning “To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient.
The people of Scotland are being fed such a super-porkie, the promise of more power transferred to Scotland if we vote No.
But if Labour and their Tory allies were serious about that promise, why did they refuse to put it on the ballot paper when they had the chance?
Alex Salmond said he was relaxed about a third question that offered Scotland’s people full control of their country short of independence... read the full article here.