Kellyanne Conway tells America that the administration isn’t lying about the size of the crowd at Trump’s inauguration; they’re just sharing “alternative facts.”
The day before, White House press secretary Sean Spicer claimed that Trump had the largest inauguration audience in history. That was a lie.
Campaigns against the press and the dressing up of lies with language like “alternative facts” are common techniques of fascism.
Hiding In Plain Sight by Sarah Kendzior, p.18