In the economy of civics, “trust” is the only currency that counts. We all know that a flat-out lie is wrong, yet we tolerate “shading” of the truth if it serves our political purposes. It is so easy to pull honest-to-goodness facts out of their context to further our own ends.
Lying With Facts?
Telling the truth requires that facts be offered in context, especially when it is inconvenient.
By Reflections on Life and Liberty|October 16, 2020
Michael Quinn Sullivan discusses the finer points of life and liberty from a historical, biblical, and sometimes personal context in the search for greater understanding of the world around us.