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Because energy companies and "free market"/"prosperity" thinktank lobbying groups dump a ton of resources into getting politicians and media moguls to broadcast well-known lies. It was never an organic movement.

The https://www.criticalfrequency.org/drilled podcast is a great primer on this.

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