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Op-ed: Giving Zero Facts

(03/08/17 11:00pm)

Remember when politicians were honest before the rise of Donald Trump’s alternative facts and fake news? Well, clearly you could use a media refresher, because lying didn’t start with Trump, according to Paul Krugman, who coined the term “post-truth” in 2011 while writing about the 2012 election. In his New York Times op-ed, Krugman points out the repeating of debunked info by notorious good-ol-boy Mitt Romney, when Mitt Romney called Obama a socialist.