Can a lie about a lie be a lie? It was one of those big questions she thought about as she watched the screens. She’d got into the campaign because she believed in the candidate – too many hours watching The West Wing in her youth, perhaps. He wouldn’t use synythetics, “And he doesn’t… really,” she rationalised as she watched the “out of context” system work its magic on the rival’s synthetics. The attack ad’s still of the candidate meeting that man at that rally, transformed into a short video, with the candidate arguing, clearly and honestly telling the truth.