As a political consultant once described it, it’s like bringing a library book to a gunfight. We’ve gone through a phase change. Shopping around for the right set of facts is what lawyers do and what political actors have done for a long time. But this is different. Now we’re seeing people embrace specific sets non-facts as expressions of personal political identity.

Democracy is pretty cool. We should try it some time. Voting rights, science policy, political communication and grassroots activism.

Democracy is pretty cool. We should try it some time. Voting rights, science policy, political communication and grassroots activism.