Speaking during an event hosted by the Atlantic Council, Honoré characterized false claims pushed by Trump and echoed by his GOP allies in Congress that the election was stolen as "propaganda" intended to shape people's minds by reinforcing what they wanted to hear and allowing them to run with it.

"We've been had by a little propaganda and a superb use of information operation, which is an offensive weapon to shape people's minds. ... Just tell them a little BS of what they want to hear, a little sliver of truth, and they act on it," he said.


Does "We've been had" mean "We've been deceived" in the context above?



We've been deceived.

We've been tricked.