Truth, Truthiness and the Shutdown
Through onstreet interviews outside studios in Los Angeles, Jimmy Kimmmel’s crew took to the streets to reveal Truthiness at work following the shutdown of the U.S. government yesterday.
While most people questioned have problems with Obamacare, these same individuals like The Affordable Care Act. Trick is, they are one and the same program. So where did this info-snafu and branding confusion originate? Is this truthiness at work? How can Americans distrust Obamacare but accept The Affordable Care Act? Where is the shortfall in messaging a program effectively?
The Vlogbrothers take on the Government Shutdown:
And here’s Stephen Colbert’s take on “Truthiness” from 2005. Still so relevant.
“Anyone can read the news to you. I promise to feel the news at you.”
And for a refreshing look at the Facts of the Shutdown, here’s Senator Elizabeth Warren: