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  • facts aren't enough.

  • Post truth will not tumble under the bombardment of more and more and more data.

  • We now have a duty as supporters of liberal democracy to communicate facts in a way that recognizes emotional as well as rational imperatives and that this is a very, very difficult task.

  • Politicians for eggs example, really do need to align factual claims with emotional significance.

  • You know, obviously they shouldn't sacrifice veracity to theatricality.

  • That would be a disaster.

  • But politicians of the future need to recognize the adulthood of the voters and not infantilized them with a kind of machine gun spray of data.

  • It's very, very important that you come out and you stretch out a hand to the person making the objection.

  • But in taking the hand you speak to them as if they were grown ups and not just saying don't worry your pretty little head about it.

  • There is a debasement of political discourse, which I think is is really alarming.

facts aren't enough.

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