Our Kind of Truth

by Ian Buruma Ian Buruma is Professor of Democracy and Human Rights at Bard College, and the author ofTaming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents. 07.03.2012


"The point is not whether Santorum is right or wrong factually. What he says 'feels' right to his followers, because it conforms to their prejudices. And the Internet, having swamped the quality press, feeds and reinforces those prejudices, making it more difficult to distinguish the truth from lies."
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