Alternative facts come from a lack of detail
“Alternative facts” are a real thing, at least to some degree. Here are two quick examples.
First is this image that has been shared around quite a bit:
The second are the facts that Chick-Fil-A is mathematically the fastest drive-thru restaurant, but they’re also mathematically the slowest drive-thru restaurant. Both are 100% factual, from the same study, but…