Painting the Chinese government as a cartoon villain willing to perpetrate any evil to conquer the world and drag it into the darkness, opposed only by the plucky forces of light in our own government, is as transparent a propaganda construct as it gets.
People are comfortable in their ideological space which is naturally bad for pushing more open-minded narratives in the media.
The debate over whether or not billionaires should exist is long settled. They should not.
Venezuela was not Bolton’s only failure: his “maximum pressure” strategy against Iran turned out to be much feebler than Tehran’s “maximum”.