Do you trust the government and the media?

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I have a hard time trusting the government and the media. It's clear everybody has their own individual agenda and the reason why many of us might be disgruntled by the conditions to which we live is because we live under a one size fits all standard. I know some of you trust the government because you vote for policies and a man or woman who seems most appealing to you-but one person's dream is another's nightmare and so all we're left with is discord. What do you think?
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I trust neither as far as I could throw them.
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not always
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(Original post by JDINCINERATOR)
I have a hard time trusting the government and the media. It's clear everybody has their own individual agenda and the reason why many of us might be disgruntled by the conditions to which we live is because we live under a one size fits all standard. I know some of you trust the government because you vote for policies and a man or woman who seems most appealing to you-but one person's dream is another's nightmare and so all we're left with is discord. What do you think?
What do you mean by trust?
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What do you mean by trust?
I mean do you believe the government make choices that do right by you and the people at large?
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(Original post by JDINCINERATOR)
I have a hard time trusting the government and the media. It's clear everybody has their own individual agenda and the reason why many of us might be disgruntled by the conditions to which we live is because we live under a one size fits all standard. I know some of you trust the government because you vote for policies and a man or woman who seems most appealing to you-but one person's dream is another's nightmare and so all we're left with is discord. What do you think?
Never trust a Tory
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Never trust a Tory
Same can be said of Corbyn and Dianne Abbott.
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Same can be said of Corbyn and Dianne Abbott.
I can't stand either of them but they have more integrity than the Tories (which doesn't say a lot)
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Same can be said of Corbyn and Dianne Abbott.
He might be lib dem mate
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As for the media I think the world would be much healthier without the media crawling around and infecting people's lives. Things would be more exciting if the media didn't get involved.
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I think the Government are trying their best when it comes to some things - other aspects, such as where funding should go and HS2 are purely personal or party based. In terms of the information they provide to the public, I trust probably 60% as long as its not near an election, then its a free 4 all.

The media? no. Unless you read cross-source you will rarely distinguish the real from fake when it comes to what they print about parties.
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No and no.
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I do not trust the government that we currently have, which is de facto led by Dominic Cummings.
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I do not trust the government that we currently have, which is de facto led by Dominic Cummings.
haha yeah you're right about that! Cummings might as well be PM at this point
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(Original post by JDINCINERATOR)
I mean do you believe the government make choices that do right by you and the people at large?
Largely yes. Though as you say, we all have different opinions so nobody left 100% pleased, or even 70% pleased really.
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I can't stand either of them but they have more integrity than the Tories (which doesn't say a lot)
Yet less integrity than Javid. Corbyn was quite happy to be a puppet leader.
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I've trusted UK governments since I've been aware of such things to act in a manner that is broadly in the interest of the general population - or at least, what they believe is broadly in the interest of the general population - with occasional exceptions.

And I trust the media to act in a manner that is broadly in the interest of themselves, their shareholders or their readers, with occasional exceptions.
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Trust media especially using a wide range of reputable news sources but would never trust any government especially the scheming BJ’s cabinet
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Yet less integrity than Javid. Corbyn was quite happy to be a puppet leader.
Yeah, except all the times he flipped on his Brexit stance. And look what happened when he did show some integrity- he was shipped out lol
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Definitely no and no.
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