Politics Imitate Reality TV

December 12th, 2006 by xformed

I have long thought the “Survivor” series was pretty worthless and conveyed a bad message, but it seems to be a replication of the current political, and cultural landscapes these days.

So they start out “teams,” which don’t really have anything to do with forming teams, because, at the end of the day (season), the goal is to not only beat the other team, but out maneuver each and every one of your team mates, just so you can walk with the prize.

Between elected and governmental, as well other supporters of the President, it seems “Phase II” has begun, where, after getting somewhere as part of the “team,” then the backstabbing begins, so there are sufficient bodies to stand upon to reach what you desire.

Noting more profound than that, but it seems my view of the “Survivor” model had come to be the dominant methodology in the upper levels of our government….sad, but, we will pay.

In the meantime, check out “Lifestyles of the Rich and Fascist.” (Speaking of life imitating TV…)

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1 response about “Politics Imitate Reality TV”

  1. Flag Gazer said:

    I had never thought about it in the Survivor context, but I believe you are right. America thinks everything is a game show and encourages this type of behavior – I think it is a profound observation.

    I know decisions are not being made in the best interest of our nation.

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