“What is the cost of lies? It's not that we'll mistake them for the truth. The real danger is that if we hear enough lies, then we no longer recognize the truth at all.”-Chernobyl series, HBO
We were too accepting of the lies. We didn’t know in 2016 that lying was the message - a drip drip drip distortion of truth, a twisting of reality, drip drip drip. We never had a presidential candidate lie and lie and lie - as he was building a Cult of Unreality.
His only qualification was being on TV. For millions, that was enough.
As I wrote in the print version of this podcast…