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“We are using the word “lie” deliberately. Not every falsehood is deliberate on Trump's part. But it would be the height of naïveté to imagine he is merely making honest mistakes. He is lying.”
originally posted by: LesMisanthrope
Not only does he refuse to differentiate between deliberate falsehoods and unintentional falsehoods for the sake his readers (let alone the truth), but he goes on to admit that “it would be the height of naïveté” to not assume intent, even when he does not have the evidence to do so.
originally posted by: Terminal1
I think you are lying to defend a person who lies.
We got 306 because people came out and voted like they've never seen before so that's the way it goes. I guess it was the biggest Electoral College win since Ronald Reagan.” - DJT
(George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama all won bigger margins in the Electoral College.) - Fact Check
originally posted by: Shamrock6
a reply to: Hazardous1408
Yea but you can't prove he meant to deceive anybody with that statement, ergo all's well.
March 7 “122 vicious prisoners, released by the Obama Administration from Gitmo, have returned to the battlefield. Just another terrible decision!” (113 of them were released by President George W. Bush.)
April 12 “The New York Times said the word wiretapped in the headline of the first edition. Then they took it out of there fast when they realized.” (There were separate headlines for print and web, but neither were altered.)
June 28 “Democrats purposely misstated Medicaid under new Senate bill — actually goes up.” (Senate bill would have cut the program deeply.)