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The latest commencement speaker to make veiled references denouncing threats to established norma of American society is… Rex Tillerson? Tillerson delivered the Virginia Military Institute commencement today and made some interesting remarks about leadership and the truth, less than two months after leaving the Trump White House. The former Secretary of State spoke of global challenges before expressing his concern about “the state of our American democracy,” particularly a “growing crisis of ethics and integrity.” He went on to emphasize the importance of the truth:
If our leaders seek to conceal the truth, or we as people become accepting of alternative realities that are no long grounded in facts, then we as American citizens are on a pathway to relinquishing our freedom. This is the life of non-democratic societies… A responsibility of every American citizen to each other is to preserve and protect our freedom by recognizing what truth Continue reading "Tillerson Decries ‘Alternative Realities,’ Leaders Who ‘Conceal the Truth’ in Loaded Commencement Speech"