‘As the post-truth administration takes power, let us insist on policy based on facts and established rights, not the whims of the angry, manipulated minority.’
Very well written post … ‘We need to pay close attention to Trump’s cabinet and the civil rights of all targeted people that are now in peril.’
Many of the reasons for my personal concerns are included here … this wasn’t a NORMAL election cycle, as some have already accepted and are pushing. ‘Give him a chance‘ … There are major differences between this candidate in particular or prior elected presidents acted to address their ‘voting bases’ … His actions were and still are simply wrong. I don’t care about ‘respect the office‘ … it wasn’t respected before, at least during the last 8 years. If this is the ‘New Order‘ then this country is in deeper trouble than I thought!!
Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief: in this era of post-truth politics, it’s easy to cherry-pick data and come to whatever conclusion you desire. (OED)
The New Order: I do wonder if anyone else has thought to use that framework. I suspect one would have to be familiar with facts and not just feelings to know the answer to that. Yes, one would have to know history. Sadly, we in the United States have demonstrated we cannot be bothered with facts or history. We seem to pride our selves in ignorance, as we show great disdain of science and facts; we steep ourselves in jingoism, racism, misogyny, and homophobia.
Given the recent election for…
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