For example, in the new 30-second TV ad (below) produced for Americans for the Prosperous (astro-turf funded by Art Pope and the Koch bros.), we are told that the budget passed last summer by the new Republican
Never mind your lying eyes. Never mind the statistics compiled by the NC Department of Public Instruction: there are presently, because of the Republican budget, 915 fewer teachers in classrooms and 2,042 fewer teacher assistants.
But never mind the actual truth. The low-information voters of North Carolina need their own alternative reality, and the billionaires are all too happy to supply it ... the rosy BIG LIE told by the innocuous-looking young woman with the earnest face, and this is only the beginning of what's ahead of us this year!