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Alternative fact of the week: 'Holocaust centers'

Alternative fact of the week: 'Holocaust centers'

What if an alternative fact was so outrageous that reality struck back and forced its way into the conversation? What if a representative of the Trump administration spoke an untruth so irresponsible and egregious that everyone from President Donald Trump on down decided, well, this strategy isn't working, so why don't we "zig" when everyone expects us to "zag" and accept facts as facts?

A fantasy, right? We thought so, too — until it was time to review the events of the past week, starting with the White House press secretary's claim that Adolf Hitler had not used chemical weapons. Sean Spicer made the comparison to show what an awful human being Syrian...