Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts. — Daniel Patrick Moynihan
But what about alternative facts? — 2017
by Carole McNall
I’m cruising my Facebook feed when I see an impassioned plea:
“If you disagree with my take on this [and I did], please back up your opinion with facts.”
Reasonable request. I reach toward my keyboard to find the sites I want to cite.
Then it hits me. I ask: “What sites can I reference that you and I will both accept as true?”
He never answers. Continue reading