Forbes – Once The Narrative Implodes, Reality Breaks Through

28 May

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. . . John Adams, ‘Argument in Defense of the Soldiers in the Boston Massacre Trials,’ December 1770

I am conscious of the world as consisting of multiple realities. As I move from one reality to another, I experience the transition as a kind of shock. . . Peter L. Berger & Thomas Luckmann, ‘The Social Construction of Reality,’ 1966

Shock may best describe the Chicago Cabal’s reaction to recent events as the narratives these political operatives spent a lifetime constructing lie in tatters, revealing an ugly reality long held at bay. While Barack Obama’s presidency may yet recover—especially if the White House can win back the mainstream media’s active support—the ability to frame, spin, distract, blame, deny, distort, demonize, and prevaricate on any issue unchallenged has been compromised. As the president continues to do everything but his job, more and more mainstream journalists are finally starting to do theirs.

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