What I hate is the fakery

You know what I hate about politics? OK, that could be a well with no bottom. But a bucket borrowed from the late Daniel Boorstin just helped me haul up an especially slimy lump from way down deep. Specifically, Raymond Betts and Lyz Bly’s A History of Popular Culture describes a term Boorstin coined in the 1960s, “pseudo-event,” meaning something enacted for the sole purpose of being reported. Click here to read the rest.