Post-Truth Politics

  • October 29, 2016
  • 4:00 pm
  • Halifax Central Library - O'Regan Hall

Fact-based politicking is dead. Donald Trump’s presidential bid has all but established this fact. Relying on bombastic soundbites, outright lies, and all manner of allegation and hyperbole, his campaign has swung wildly from an unsettling joke to a strong candidacy and back again, and still he threatens to carry Florida. Spur asks: why are people so disenfranchised? Where did truth go to die? And what is happening here in Canada with the electorate?

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