[Ads-l] The UD: _alternative facts_

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sun Feb 19 12:01:21 EST 2017


Very nice, Wilson. Blogged, with all credits (
https://thnidu.dreamwidth.org/1589506.html).

Mark


On Jan 26, 2017 3:08 PM, "Wilson Gray" <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> alternative facts
>
> The worst of the four classifications of lies: lies, damned lies,
> statistics, alternative facts. Alternative facts are distinguished from the
> other damnable lies by the addition of gaslighting[!] the listener.
>
> --
> -Wilson
> -----
> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> -Mark Twain
>
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