The Fall of the Great Distractor?

Donald Trump built his popularity by skilfully shaping public discussion with his scandalous tweets. But after Michael Flynn’s arrest it’s clear that the president’s favourite weapon – which was instrumental in winning the presidency – may also bring him down. ‘It must be horrible to cover American politics now’, a renowned British journalist and a […]

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Make Aristotle Great Again – Why Sincerity and Authenticity Are Different things and Why It Matters – Lessons from the U.S. Presidential Election Campaign

Consider these two seemingly opposed but somehow related pieces of news from the last few days of the U.S. presidential election campaign. According to Politifact, a Pulitzer-award winning site dedicated to fact-checking, Hillary Clinton has said mostly truthful things in this electoral campaign, while Donald Trump has said mostly false things: in over 500 statements […]

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