The subject of what is true and what is false is, weirdly, the most contentious issue at the center of our political battle. Donald Trump and his supporters are routinely blamed for being the sole cause for the continued devaluation of objective truth, an idea happily promoted by the Democrats and the legacy media.
Speaking with Scott Pelley on “60 Minutes” to promote “A Promised Land” — the 768 page first volume of his latest memoir — Barack Obama returned to throw his weight behind this very narrative. Saying “what we’ve seen is what some people call truth decay,” the former President argued that Trump had “accelerated” the view that “not only do we not have to tell the truth, but the truth doesn’t even matter.”
“What we’ve seen is what some people call truth decay. Something that’s been accelerated by outgoing President Trump, the sense that not only do we not have to tell the truth, but