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The Roundtable

Political Manipulation And The Assault On The American Mind

Artwork for Dr. Bryant Welch's book "State of Confusion"

Bryant Welch, J.D., Ph.D. has more than thirty-five years of experience in law, psychology, and politics. He spent seventeen years in Washington, D.C., where he built the American Psychological Association’s Practice Directorate, and has held faculty appointments at the University of North Carolina and George Washington University.

Why are Americans so vulnerable to divisive political tactics? Why did Americans get dragged into such an unwise war in Iraq? Why do fundamentalist religious groups, Fox News, and right-wing radio still play such influential roles in America’s political landscape? And why are long-accepted rational scientific ideas like evolution under siege? These questions hold America’s future in the balance. Ultimately, they are questions about the American mind.

Psychologist-attorney Dr. Bryant Welch has the answers. His book is "State of Confusion: Political Manipulation and the Assault on the American Mind."

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