You will find that the truth is often unpopular and the contest between agreeable fancy and disagreeable fact is unequal. For, in the vernacular, we Americans are suckers for good news.

Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965) American diplomat, statesman
Commencement Address, Michigan State University (8 Jun 1958)

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