Friday, October 12, 2012

Massacre of Truth

Past Lessons Unlearned

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.”

—John Adams (1735-1826), philosopher and 2nd U.S. president, defending British Capt. Thomas Prescott, charged with murder in the Boston Teabag Massacre, 1768

• Editorial Comment: That was before Ye Olde Foxe Newes got ahold of him.

• Yesterday’s WORD: Did you miss yesterday’s WORDs from media critic Craig Gurian on journalists’ critical thinking/reporting skills? Click here.

PeezPIX by Ted Pease

Brenda’s Sunset

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