25 facts right-wingers desperately want us to forget
(Source: AlterNet, October 29, 2013)
How quickly facts are forgotten — or drowned out — in today’s political echo chambers. There’s a word for this fact-averse facet of the current political landscape. “Ultracrepidarianism” is the habit of giving opinions on matters outside one’s knowledge. Stephen Colbert’s satires on “Truthiness” illustrate the rising tide of crepidarianism driven by a toxic blend of mixed-up facts and opinions from today’s propagandists.
Now that we have named the disease, we have to point to the cure: the facts. Here are 25 facts that right-wingers often forget, overlook, omit or ignore.
Full story: AlterNet
Monday, November 04, 2013