Member Rara Avis
… since the press long before Hearst have used a war or the prospect of war for its gain
As do countries, of course.
The thing to remember is that the press isn't really buying anyone's story. They're simply acting as a middleman, in anticipation of you and I being willing to pay for it. When you and I stop buying, they will too.
and soldiers who historically are the lowest of the low unless the war is popular
Is that supposed to be the way you feel, John? Or your impression of how I do?