military coup - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
1. Dis-regulate the media and create a large group of fanatical loyalists with a set of "alternative facts," aka - lies.
2. Call into question the results of legitimate elections.
3. Replace top defence and military personnel with loyalists.
4. Refuse transition of power and use military might to squash rebellions.
5. Gain further control of all media and television to install the new mindset of "alternative facts" in the entire population. Brand resistors as terrorists and zealots.
6. Kill your opposition where necessary.