Bernays misused his uncles research in so many ways, the repercussions of which we’re still feeling today. Most Americans have no idea how much we’re being manipulated every day. Well, they do, but……. ooh, Dancing With the Stars is on!
Or they can tell you about every statistic of some quarterback but they don’t know the names of their Senators. Also all the gossip about “stars” on what is supposed to be news. Or advertising passed off as news.