I acted, using the Red oligarch minister to preach stasis. "I speak the truth," he said. Artificial listeners swooned. "I know the most," he parroted. "We are better than ever!" The generated audience buzzed with poorly-bound energy. Then, she stood.
"We are not!" she exclaimed. "You do not rule us!" She looked up towards my viewer, mouthing, "You do not." She reached up.