The reason for heavily investing in a campaign of disinformation: profit. Reddit contributor Burbulous sees Corporatism as the Theme of the Year, “This year I stopped thinking so much about liberals vs. conservatives and started framing the conflict more as people vs. corporations. That certainly made more sense. [it explains] how health care and global warming shook out.”
Absolutely. We need government by the people rather than by the corporations, which is what we have now. In many ways, the left vs. right conflicts are side issues.