In the post-factual democracy, politicians win by getting feelings right and facts wrong — Quartz

An appealing story may get likes and upvotes on social media regardless, and the social validation of a given narrative can be turned into votes.

But believing something doesn’t make it so—and a lot of people believing the same thing doesn’t make something true either.

Source: In the post-factual democracy, politicians win by getting feelings right and facts wrong — Quartz