What’s more, there would be a vast repository of that data and everyone would have instant access to it from wherever they were in the world and in two shakes of a Trump merkin, they would be able to find exactly what they were looking for and they’d understand it.
Not buying into this data-driven belief system was the marketing equivalent of being a flat-earther. You can disagree about a lot of things, after all. But you can’t fight data. Data is fact and fact is truth.
Here are three of the most-famous photographs in history. You've likely seen each before.
They are lies.
The top two are by Roger Fenton, called "The Valley of the Shadow of Death," from 1855 was faked. It was shot in Crimea during the Crimean War. Fenton placed the cannon balls on the road in the shot to heighten the horrors or the war and the brutality of England's foe, the Tsar's Russian forces.
This one has no cannon balls on the road.
This one has been doctored with extra cannon balls.