Fake News

If you can not sufficiently defend your own actions and assertions in the public arena without resorting to infantile name-calling in lieu of constructing comprehensive, intelligent defence of your ideological assertions and political positions - you are probably not qualified for the job...

Alternate Facts: Fake Realities

Wow.  It didn't take long for that to escalate.  "Post-truth" has now found itself instantiated as "alternate fact" in popular media discourse.  Trump's press secretary did not (strictly speaking) lie, he expressed an "alternate fact".  Not only have we gone beyond an investment in the integrity of at least partial credibility or claim to verifiable…