They lie and give us the bad news: Climate change will kill us all War! Pres. Putin is deranged [insert name of any national leader except our own here] is mad Mass shooting Crime hits suburbs World-wide terrorism! Water shortage! World-wide recession Inflation highest in decades and due to rise further The debt bomb will explode We must have more weapons or we are sitting ducks Only we - your government - can save you from all those evil countries out to kill us.