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I've wondered about the internet and it's effect on politics and I came across the following, which describes the phenomenon far better than I could ::

"...the internet, particularly social media, is disrupting politics the way it has disrupted everything else - nearly everywhere, and all at once. Not talking about Russians buying Facebook ads but about something much deeper and more pervasive.  It's striking that two of the 20th century's periods of greatest political upheaval followed the arrival of a revolutionary communications technology - the 1930s were preceded by the spread of radio, the 1960s by the arrival of television. Both mediums fundamentally changed people's relationship with information, and in the process, radio and television necessarily altered politics..."

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