Here is a list of alternative facts, since the government has officially endorsed Orwellian reality. Oh Hitch, why did you leave us right when we needed you most? Enjoy!
Immigrants are stealing our jobs.
The Earth is flat.
Iraq had WMD’s.
Vaccines are poison.
Science is a scam to make money.
Saudi Arabia is on our side.
Mexicans are rapists.
Climate change is either a lie or humans have nothing to do with it.
America was better in the past than it is now.
GMOs will kill you.
Putin wants to be friends.
Reporting is fake news.
Fake news is real news.
Racism had nothing to do with the 2016 election.
We have always been at war with…
One and one makes three.
Alternatives to Alternative Facts
‘The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists…’
‘Before mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is marked by extreme contempt for facts as such…’
Source: The Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt, 1951
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