Van Jones Reads Passage From ‘1984’ on Air While Talking Trump, ‘Alternative Facts’

Tonight on CNN, during Van Jones‘ The Messy Truth, the host read a passage from what is currently the best-selling book in America, George Orwell‘s dystopian novel about government surveillance and authoritarianism, 1984:

The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.

This was done to lead into a segment about whether or not Donald Trump has been perpetuating the totally false claim that 3 to 5 million illegal votes were cast in the election that made him President because he wants to distract from the destructive executive orders he is signing.

Watch above to see Jones question Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord about whether America just got baited and switched.

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