This actually stems from a CIA experiment in mind control. The program was called MKUltra. It was highly effective."....and it regurgitates the party line excuses back at you." Often called talking points!
" A talking point, often used in the plural, is a pre-established message or formula used in the field of political communication, sales and commercial or advertising ... "
Functions on the premise if you hear the same thing often enough one begins to believe it's true. One has to be constantly on guard to not fall into the trap.