Two years ago, Kellyanne Conway was dragged over the coals for using the term “alternative facts” in defense of President Trump’s claims that his inauguration was the most watched in history.
On June 28, 2018, Gerald Fischman, a writer, probably first poured himself a cup of coffee in his favorite blue mug, heated an English muffin in the toaster, before adding butter or margarine or raspberry jam. He could have buttoned up his favorite cardigan, bearing holes in the elbows, evident of hard labor and love. His wife must have given him a kiss, as he left out the back door for The Capital Gazette. Punctual. Or five minutes late or maybe even five minutes early. Five minutes would not matter.