"Facts are facts." "You can argue about the meaning, but not about the facts." Insert your favorite phrase on facts and reality here.
Telling the truth seems to be taking a beating in today's world.
Brooke Gladstone gets to watch the process in her role as co-host of "On The Media," heard on JPR.
She gives us some off-air thoughts in her small book The Trouble With Reality: A Rumination on Moral Panic in Our Time.
We put the panic on hold and visit with Brooke.