Donald Trump Lies
Trump Brags That Former Presidents Agree With Him On Border Wall. They Don't.
Last Friday, president Trump claimed that some former Presidents of the United States told him they agreed with building a wall along the US border with Mexico. “This should have been done by all of the presidents that preceded me," said Trump. "And they all know it. Some of ...read more
Trump's Border Wall Is Now Just A 'Metaphor'
When you want to move the goal post in politics, the first thing you do is start to play with language. When Tony Blair and George Bush could not sell their war with Iraq on the basis of the non-existent threat Saddam Hussein posed, they started to change their language. Saddam ...read more
Sarah Huckabee Sanders Apologizes For Smearing Obama Over Black Jobs. Why Now?
While failing to promise the press yesterday that there would be no audio with the president using the 'N' word, Sanders used the opportunity to target Obama and claim that he only created 195,000 jobs for African Americans during his tenure as presidency. "When President Obama ...read more
Trump's Cynical Lying Reaches New, Astonishing Heights
Andrew Sullivan's latest essay on Trump as a conman perfectly encapsulates just how crooked the leaked Michael Cohen tape shows the president to be, and how breathlessly cynical his lying is. Sullivan, perhaps better than anyone, has always managed to nail Trump's deeply damaged ...read more
Sam Harris Just "Cannot Believe Donald Trump Is President"
Sam Harris absolutely nails Donald Trump here, and articulates why his non-stop lies are so corrosive. It is about the most withering critique I've heard of Trump's incessant bragging and bullshitting and is worth watching in full. Key quote: Honestly, thus far, that [the ...read more
Fox News (???) Lays Waste To Trump's Presidency With Extraordinary Rundown Of His Lies
Fox News must be a strange place to work these days. While the network's coverage of president Trump has been steadfastly supportive, there are a few rogue journalists and presenters who have deviated from Rupert Murdoch's script. Shep Smith, Judge Napolitano, Neil Cavuto, and ...read more