On Language, Politics and Reality


“Language has always been important in politics, but language is incredibly important to the present political struggle. Because if you can establish an atmosphere in which information doesn’t mean anything, then there is no objective reality.

– Stephen Colbert

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One thought on “On Language, Politics and Reality

  1. Colbert added “The first show we did, a year ago, was our thesis statement: What you wish to be true is all that matters, regardless of the facts.” (New York Magazine interview, 16 October 2006)

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