surmounting the problem of herding animals by declaring emergencies
(el gato malo) the problem with herd animals is that you do not even need to make sense to lead them. you do not need reason or righteousness, you just have to offer them a sense of belonging, a sense of status, and a sense of safety.
do this, and the entire structure is payload agnostic. they really do not care if you change your narrative and keep altering the facts and ideology. this becomes easy.