One thing I love about classical music – you can’t fake it. You can’t pick up the violin and fake Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. The notes are on the page, they are black and white and if you can’t play them properly people know in an instant. You simply can’t bullshit your way through the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.

But you can bullshit your way to the White House in a stream of fake news and alternative facts. Whatever your politics, the...

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