Two kinds of truth: actual and political

"...there are two kinds of truth in this world.  The truth that is the unalterable bedrock of one's life and mission.  And the other, malleable truth of politicians, charlatans, corrupt lawyers, and their clients, bent and molded to serve whatever purpose was at hand."  Michael Connelly, Two Kinds of Truth  There is a mass hysteria gripping the country at the moment. Some of it is probably part of a misguided plan to unseat Trump. The truly evil deeds of some are being conflated with far lesser crimes; but all forms of sexual predation are illicit and destructive. It was the New York Times's journalistic equivalent of a nuclear bomb that revealed what thousands of people had known for three decades: that Harvey Weinstein has been a sexually abusive monster.  Everyone in the "business" knew it but kept quiet.  His politics were "correct," so no one reported his many crimes...(Read Full Article)