Ministers were plunged into a damaging new 'spin' row last night after it emerged they have lavished almost £2million of taxpayers' money on television documentaries.
This should not be a surprise. All governments propagandize their populations. Here in the United States, the largest single customer of public relations firms is the US Government. Indeed it was a public relations firm, Hill & Knowlton, that concocted the infamous "Incubator" lie used to help trick Americans into supporting the first Iraq war.