Live With The Facts

First, get your facts straight. Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts. Second, decide to live with the facts.

“First, get your facts straight. Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts. Second, decide to live with the facts.” - Daniel Patrick Moynihan

It's the second part, about deciding to live with the facts, that is problematic in our time. When people like Oprah Winfrey can talk - without irony - about "my truth" and "your truth", we are not talking about some who is inclined to "live with the facts".

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