We live in a society which no longer has a capacity for shame. The cultural center of America eagerly embraces a story because it fits quite nicely into their warped perspective. It is a lie, but that isn't apparent initially. It seems to be what they expect so they wrap their well-toned arms around it and shower the lie with accolades.
Then it unravels. Like most lies it falls apart in the bright light of day. But that doesn't make a difference because even if proven to be a lie, it still fits the world-view of the elite.
The Sweatshop That Wasn't
Sad, isn't it?