The Fear Factor
The workers of this country have made a pact with the government:
We will let you rule over our lives, even though you don’t have our best interests at heart, as long as you keep us safe from harm. So it is very important that you be forever aware that harm lurks just around the corner:
Terrorists, Ice, Homosexuals, Measles, Super Bugs, Asteroids, Killer Bees, Death Cap Mushrooms, Earthquakes!