This is an interesting video.  I use NLP with patients all the time, but, for good and to help people change their negative beliefs about themselves. What the media are doing is using NLP for manipulation purposes.  It bypasses our critical left brain and allows their nonsensical view of the world become our beliefs, unless you are onto them that is.

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