“What is truth? What IS truth?”


MEMOIRS OF A HUSK

Couldn’t we – shouldn’t we – all be asking that question?

When we’re living in a world in which a big red bus drove Britain out of Europe.

And a new American President claps his hands – because he believes in fairies.

I made that up. The fairies bit.

Sorry.

Getting back to our brave new world. To Trump’s team in the land through the looking glass. The world of fake media, neologisms and – of course – alternative facts.

I’ve been trying to understand why we, the electorate – so lacking in trust in so many ways – are so foolishly trusting in others.

Consider, for example, the ‘Leave’ campaign here in Britain.  Brexiteers charging round the country in a big red bus, emblazoned with the slogan:

“We send the EU £350m a week. Let’s fund the NHS instead.”

Politicians posing beside it as they churn out dubious claims.

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About agogo22

Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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