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Open thread for night owls. Katherine Cross: The Art of the Real—Disinformation vs. Democracy

Katherine Cross calls herself a pizza-loving feminist sociologist, trans Latina, and amateur slug herder, working on her PhD at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her blog can be found at At The Baffler, she writes—The Art of the Real. Disinformation vs. Democracy. An excerpt: THE CONCEPT OF “THE BIG LIE” —a brazen untruth pushed so relentlessly in mass media that it’s eventually mistaken for truth—is hardly novel.
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