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Speaking of Disinformation

Rebecca Starks Rattle
“I was trying to understand, on a smaller scale than national politics,” writes Vermont poet Rebecca Starks, “how an obvious falsehood can seem obviously true to someone else.”

Bullshitter in Chief

Lauren Griffin The Conversation
In some ways, it's way worse than lying. A bullshitter just isn't concerned about truth.
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