California State Sen. Melissa Melendez Wednesday, Oct. 28, tweeted to her followers a question: “What news source/personality do you trust to give you the facts?”
Now, I should have known better than to dive headlong into the response, but I did anyway.
Boy, was that a mistake. It was sad, very sad.
Dozens and dozens of her followers declared there were either no good sources for accurate reporting or choosing to cite organizations.
But what it did was reinvigorate my fervor over the steady stream of misinformation and false truths being fed by the spoonful to the American public over the past five years.
However, some would argue that the assault on truth and accuracy in reporting began much sooner than that, specifically with the launch of cable television news, specif