“We like talking to the interesting people about interesting things and I dare say that the least interesting thing on [David] Duchovny’s professional resume might be The X-Files. This guy…he sings, he knows a bunch of languages..he writes books.”
Mr. Kasparov grasps that the real threat is not merely that a large number of Americans have become accustomed to rejecting factual information, or even that they have become habituated to believing hoaxes. The real danger is that, inundated with “alternative facts,” many voters will simply shrug, asking, “What is truth?” — and not wait for an answer.
~Charlie Sykes, “Why No One Cares the President is Lying” (New York Times)