Politics

The New York Times – September 16, 2018

Political and technological disruption have fed off each other since the nation’s founding.

Too much “opinion,” too little “fact”

This vital balance is “out of whack.”

 

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Huffpost – March 6, 2016

No matter how tactfully you approach the conversation, some won’t have a willingness to talk politics. And you know what? That’s just fine… And no political conversation is worth losing a friend.

Conversational barriers are getting taller,
While simple “small talk” is getting “smaller.”

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BBC. – August 24, 2018

Mr Weisselberg was one of those called to give evidence before a federal grand jury for the Cohen investigation earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal reports.

It’s so cliched, it’s amost funny:

FOLOW THE MONEY!

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AP – August 4, 2018

The now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration to investigate the 2016 presidential election uncovered no evidence to support the president’s claims of widespread voter fraud, according to an analysis of administration documents released.

The FRAUD – an UNsubstantiated accusation.

(LOSING the  popular vote was a Trump fixation.)

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TheAtlantic.com – January 21, 2018

When truth itself feels uncertain, how can a democracy be sustained?

Rants, “alt-facts,” conflicting views,
Distort perceptions, warp, confuse.

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