The 17 Most Savage Reactions to Kellyanne Conway's #AlternativeFacts

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On Sunday morning, Kellyanne Conway (opens in new tab) went on Meet the Press and said that when the White House Press Secretary (opens in new tab) lied about the size of the inauguration crowds, he was just presenting "alternative facts." (opens in new tab) Of course, the internet had a field day with this lie, and alternative facts are now trending on Twitter. And that's an actual fact!

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Laura Beck
Laura Beck

I write on Fox’s THE GREAT NORTH. Before that, I wrote and edited for Cosmopolitan (opens in new tab) magazine and the Jezebel (opens in new tab) blog. My writing has also appeared in the New York Times, The New Yorker, Esquire, VICE, Marie Claire, McSweeney’s, California Sunday, BUST, Elle, Village Voice, Harper’s Bazaar, LA Weekly, Eater, Fast Company, Mic, Atlas Obscura, and more. I co-host/co-produce a comedy/storytelling (opens in new tab) show on the first Friday of every month at Stories in LA. I have a degree in Film and TV from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.