Geyserism No. 3

January 28, 2017 by Dr. Geyser

Because American soldiers are also citizens of the United States, the introduction of alternative facts into a public space undermines the capacity of our troops to differentiate friend from enemy by dividing their loyalty between military and civil statements of fact. Alternative facts thus generate mistrust between soldiers and civilians, thereby allowing the commander-in-chief to justify the direction of violence against specific groups of civilians, as a means of relieving the anxiety created by what amounts to a factual declaration of civil war.

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