COMMON PURPOSE, THE BBC, THE EU
AND THE SUBVERSION OF DEMOCRACY
2) They hold controlled debates in public forums and manage the outcomes. They 'plant people' in the audience, select the panels carefully and censor those who speak out of turn.
3) They discredit their opponents. The classic method is to associate a view with the 'right wing', which is deeply unpopular with the brainwashed masses and the young who associate this term with Nazism. Another method is character assassination.
4)They intimidate and threaten people. The most vulnerable are 'good' public servants who will stand a higher risk of losing their job for speaking out as opposed to those in the private sector.
5) They implement their policies one step at a time and use the tool of compromise in order to gain ground from their opponents which will never be rescinded. A great example is 'civil partnerships' for gay people, which some politicians have now publicly admitted was always meant as a stepping stone to their true aim of legalizing 'gay marriage'.