The Republicans control the Supreme Court, the Senate, Congress and the White House. They dominate the mass media. They will use any and all means ... Show synopsis The Republicans control the Supreme Court, the Senate, Congress and the White House. They dominate the mass media. They will use any and all means necessary to win in the upcoming election. Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber are two of the most important analysts of the propaganda used by the rich and the powerful to control the citizens of the most powerful democracy on earth. Here they show how the techniques developed by Bush's team in Texas, in the 2000 and 2002 elections, and in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq will be deployed over the next six months to secure a second term for their boss. The presidential campaign of 2004 is the latest instalment of a psychological warfare operation against the American people that is unprecedented in both scale and sophistication. Success could spell disaster for America and the world. George W. Bush has presided over the greatest security disaster in US history, vandalised the US economy, flouted international law and savaged the Constitution. Now he wants four more years to finish the job. Here's how he plans to do it.