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Obama’s Dalliance with Truthiness

by Kevin G. Welner - July 30, 2009

Stephen Colbert coined the term “truthiness” to describe the prior administration’s triumph of gut-level ideology over facts. Sadly, it appears that we can’t yet retire the term.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: July 30, 2009
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15731, Date Accessed: 1/23/2021 12:00:49 AM

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  • Kevin Welner
    University of Colorado, Boulder
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    KEVIN WELNER is Professor of Education and Director of the Education and the Public Interest Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
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