Diane Ravitch says: I vividly recall the Sandy Hook massacre, the slaughter of 20 first grade children and six members of the staff at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. It came as a huge shock to discover that some people believed it was an elaborate hoax, played by professional actors. Now the parents are suing the perpetrator of the hoax theory, Alex Jones. Jones is a great admirer of Trump. Both assert that we live in a Post-truth world. Trump has appeared on Jones’ program “InfoWars,” boosting his following. It would be very satisfying to see huge judgments against the vicious Mr. Jones. He has caused grief to heartbroken families. Money can’t replace the beloved children they lost. But it might deter crackpots and creeps like Jones from harassing them and others similarly situated in the future. '