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'We Hold These Lies to Be Self-Evident…'
Gore's "False Impressions" Remarks at NYU Stand Up On the Page
Robust debate in a democracy will almost always involve occasional rhetorical excesses and leaps of faith, and we're all used to that. I've even been guilty of it myself on occasion. But there is a big difference between that and a systematic effort to manipulate facts in service to a totalistic ideology that is felt to be more important than the mandates of basic honesty.