eg. geopolitically research-averse - being popular with audiences and powerful entities(Pentagon, lobbyists, major corporations, Wall St) is their instinctive and obvious priority - ditto their paymasters.
(Geopolitical) ignorance isn't exactly bliss but it ensures a clear conscience and no scepticism or and no wicked "cynicism" when they're uncritically parroting the Pentagon's/MSM's narratives.
In a Y'tube video clip which I can no longer find Stephen Colbert admitted that he had "no interest in changing the status quo because the status quo has served me very well". (Quoted from my own pretty reliable memory database).