–https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wag_the_Dog (Propaganda distraction movie.)
–https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chewbacca_defense (Trial lawyer technique, infrequent use. See also dead cat strategy)
–https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Media_manipulation#Distraction_by_major_events Distraction in propaganda.
–https://www.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Weapons-of-Mass-Distraction-Foreign-State-Sponsored-Disinformation-in-the-Digital-Age.pdf (See page 6. What makes people vulnerable to distraction propaganda? Information quantity and need to belong)
–https://harris.uchicago.edu/news-events/news/politics-distraction (Israeli attacks on Superbowl and other major planned events)
-Red herrings are used in writing, quality control, propaganda, and survey science.
-Frank Underwood quote “From the lion’s den or a pack of wolves. When you’re fresh meat, kill and throw them something fresher.”