The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Liberty News Now
“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said in a rather scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.”
Lewis Carroll, “Through the Looking Glass,” 1872
Although appearing in a satirical novel nearly a century and a half ago, this statement by Humpty Dumpty in many respects describes the post-factual world in which we now live.
“Reality shows” are anything but; substantive courses of study like history and civics increasingly are overshadowed by such drivel as “transgender studies”; and “fake news” has become the common currency of those who make news just as for those who report on it. Examples of all this are disturbingly easy to catalog:
THE PATHETIC: “Hillary would have won, if…” – If there is a gold medal momentpost was originally published on this site