The American Abyss

“Post-truth is pre-fascism, and Trump has been our post-truth president. When we give up on truth, we concede power to those with the wealth and charisma to create spectacle in its place.”

Compelling words and photos from Timothy Snyder and Ashely Gilbertson via the NY Times.…

There’s enough historical context here to show us what to be careful of going forward. Can we get it together to avoid the mistakes of previous generations?

The notion of “the lie outlasts the liar” is sobering: What sort of imprint will remain 15 years from now?