imperceptibly losing ground inch by inch to the ultra-liberal far left and ultra-nationalistic far right and to disingenuous agent-provocateur manipulators whose aim is the disruption of social harmony? And do their despicable programs feed the festering rot already afflicting western society? If so, what can the people do to counteract it?
No and no. Some attempts to curb free speech are perceptibly ridiculous but you can get away with saying lots of things now on TV at certain times of day that you couldn’t get away with saying at those times a few decades ago. Comedy shows are a good example.