87 online
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 73 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News    H3'ed 2/8/18

Lie, Exploit and Destroy; by Charles M. Blow

Quicklink Submitted By   2 comments, 7 series
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)

TRUST THE LIES NOT THE 'TRUTH' | black and white | Thomas Guest ...1024 Ã-- 580 - 341k - jpg
TRUST THE LIES NOT THE 'TRUTH' | black and white | Thomas Guest ...1024 Ã-- 580 - 341k - jpg
(Image by flickr.com)
  Details   DMCA

"Trumpism in a way is about emotion over information. It is about heat over light. It is about hostility over comity. And it is divorced from the rigors of truth and honesty. It exists as a near ecclesiastical devotion in a space where passionate faith surmounts accuracy and science. In this space, everything must exist at the extremes, or not at all. Everything is love or hate, big or little, best or worst. And, everything is very, very, very. Exploit people’s covetousness, ambition, lust, greed, fear, racial tribalism and gullibility . And one of his most fundamental  exploitive synergies is lying.He is a pathological, irredeemable liar. Somehow, we have adjusted ourselves to this reality, not by accepting it as a new normalcy, but by diagnosing it as an enduring feature."

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.nytimes.com
Must Read 1   Well Said 1   Valuable 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEd News Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

Other Series: View All 142 Articles in "hateful rhetoric the damage done"

Other Series: View All 662 Articles in "lies & propaganda:: the rant"

Other Series: View All 129 Articles in "Media; its role in the 21st century"

Other Series: View All 574 Articles in "Trump"

To View Comments or Join the Conversation:

Tell A Friend