Confirmed deatheater Kellyanne Conway put the OH-for-fuck’s-sake in “Orwellian” yesterday by defending White House Press Fabulist Sean Spicer’s account of Trump’s inauguration crowds as far larger than they actually were. In a phrase that would make the Minister of Truth blush, she claimed that Spicer was working from “alternative facts.” Much mockery ensued, but when future archaeologists dig up this wordpress server from the nuclear ash heap and reboot it, I think they will be more impressed by this administration’s skills at media distraction and manipulation than by its shaky grasp of reality.
For my act of resistance for today I’m joining the (albeit vaguely suspicious) letter-writing campaign to send Trump a snail mail protest to changes to the Affordable Care Act. Perhaps the torrent of letters will convince…OK, maybe it’ll be a pain in the ass for them to clean up. That’s worth it.