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“deconstructionism” Tag

The genuine article. I've been thinking again (always a dangerous pastime) about what passes for real in our current fun-house mirror of a country that's not so much fun.

When The New York Times first adopted its motto, "All The News That's Fit to Print" in 1897, I'd wager that its owner, Adolph S. Ochs, could never have predicted a day when anyone would argue that "fake news" had a (proud!) right to see print. Recently, The Washington Post chose its own new motto, "Democracy Dies in Darkness."