Tuesday, January 24, 2017

'Alternative Facts': The Media Finds a Meme for the 'Resistance'

'Alternative Facts': The Media Finds a Meme for the 'Resistance': The political left and the mainstream media (but I repeat myself), still reeling from the results of the November election, found traction this weekend in the debate over crowd sizes with the new Trump administration.

For their purposes, it matters less what the Trump said, and even less what the crowd sizes were (or why), and more that they were able to create a common filter through which they will interpret subsequent events as they muster an opposition (pretentiously called “resistance”).

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