“At first I was quite surprised when I realised how little time was necessary for this dangerous ‘Great Power’ within the State to produce a certain belief among the public—even when the genuine will and convictions of the public were completely misconstrued. It took the press only, a few days to transform some ridiculously trivial matter into an issue of national importance, while vital problems were completely ignored or shelved and hidden away from public attention.”
—Guess Who (trans. Stalag). Hint: Someone whom it is literally illegal to quote accurately, much less favorably.