The most dangerous of all falsehoods is a slightly distorted truth.
The truth is not distorted here, but rather a distortion is used to get at truth.
Take lightly what you hear about individuals. We need not distort trust for our paltry little political agendas. We tend to trust soulless, carried information more than we trust soulful human beings; but really most people aren't so bad once you sit down and have an honest, one-on-one conversation with them, once, with an open heart, you listen to their explanations as to why they act the way they act, or say what they say, or do what they do.
Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted