“Think of it as the story of two antagonists,” writes Huffington Post’s Richard Eskow. “One of them was an honest senator who came to Washington to fight corruption.
The other is an arrogant banker who’s so sure of his untouchability that he wore “FBI” cuff-links when he made a public appearance last month.” Eskrow continues in his brilliant exposé:
A good friend once said, “Perception becomes the reality.”
When opinion is accepted as fact, perception soon becomes reality, at least for those who share these opinions and cling to the resulting perceptions. Herein lies the reason for the division in America today and unless we make a concerted effort to separate perception from reality, opinion from fact, fiction from truth, that division will continue [JB Williams 2005].
While the President’s State of the Union speech was… Continue reading