There is hardly a politician around today who can resist embellishing their own Origin Story. It is a cheap ploy to make unsuspecting voters believe that these empty vessels actually possess character of any description… and dare we suggest it… that they have been made heroic by their tribulations. This is at the heart of our revered and not-so-revered leaders’ tall tale-telling. They want you to think them heroic from rising through adversity… the problem is, it’s little but manufactured lies.
All this and more on The Rabbit Hole: Politics and Prose, a LibertyNation.com production.