Tuesday, January 31, 2017

What Does Donald Think?

Right in the Gut

“Now folks, years ago I gave you ‘truthiness,’ — ignoring what the facts say and going with what feels right in your gut. Well, you know what happens when you put a bunch of those guts together? What happens is you turn ‘truthiness’ into ‘truthinews.’ Cable news networks have only one obligation. Their obligation is to report whatever the American people already think.” 

—Stephen Colbert, idiot-savant, “The Word—Truthinews,” The Colbert Report, 2013

Editorial Comment: The birth of alternative facts.

PeezPix by Ted Pease


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