Democracy depends on the truth

Dollarocracy, How the Money-and-Media Election Complex Is Destroying America by John Nichols and Robert W. McChesney published in 2013.

“In a manner that would likely surprise most contemporary observers, nineteenth-century Americans thought the partisan press system was ideal for spawning diversity, getting at the truth, and making democracy effective. It was the free press, and it worked. ‘I am a firm believer in the people,’ Lincoln said. ‘If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis.'”

Trump must go