by Bill Newton
Posted 11/21/15, 04:58 pm
The sign read, “Best Bar-B-Que in Town.” The label on a box of cookies said, “30 Percent Fewer Calories.” The grocer boasted, “Freshest Produce in the County.” Are these statements true? Who knows? We’ve become so used to these assertions that as long as a company can weave a tale that somehow fits the facts, we’re coerced to believe it.