The modern presidency – the lie becomes the truth

from the film – Nineteen Eighty-Four

“He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past” – George Orwell

“You don’t need to win the argument. You don’t even need to have the facts. You just need to have an argument. All you need is to offer your side an alternative story in which to believe, a story that makes you sound trustworthy and your enemies untrustworthy” –  Ezra Klein