Sometimes it seems like we are outnumbered. We aren’t. We are being governed by a tiny minority of people comprising no more than 3% of people. I’m not talking exclusively about the tribesmen.
According to Nielsen data, CNN saw a 38 percent drop in weekday prime-time viewership, while MSNBC saw a 25 percent drop in viewership for the same time slots.
Fox News came on top in 2021, averaging 1.3 million in total day viewers this year, compared to 919,000 at MSNBC and 787,000 watching CNN, according to a new report from The Hill.
In a country comprised of something like 350 million people, the three big cable news networks together reach less than 1% of the population. I know these viewers are not the ruling elite, but this shows that less than 1% of the population cares enough about what they are saying to tune in at all on a given day.
- Most people are apathetic and will do what they think the consensus would have them do
- The internet is mostly comprised of bots and machine written content and is nothing like representative of actual internet readership.
- The folks who grow or make stuff, manipulate physical objects in the physical world, or are in transportation have ALL THE POWER.
We outnumber them and the sooner you realize this, the better off we’ll all be.