Person of the Year: Ben Trovato

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Any time there was a cause in search of a narrative, Ben Trovato was there…

“For those who suspect that Ben Trovato is not a real, literal person, you’re right. But the whole point of old Ben’s influence is that it doesn’t matter whether he’s literally real. Or whether anything is literally real, for that matter…”

“…It has been a year full of things that were ‘non vero’, but which had really good narratives. Or at least really convenient narratives…”

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By  – The Federalist


2 Comments on “Person of the Year: Ben Trovato”

  1. […] political activists frequently relied on the Italian maxim, “se non e’ vero, e’ ben trovato” — while it may not be true, it is […]

  2. […] The Butcher Any time there was a cause in search of a narrative, Ben Trovato was there… “For those who […]


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