A Very Loose Relationship to the Truth

Donald Trump has what might be charitably described as a “loose relationship to the truth”, as evidenced by Pulitzer prize winning Politicfact‘s nonpartisan fact checking work on his statements.  By their tally, fully 84% of Trump’s statements are ‘half truths’ or worse.

The American electorate doesn’t trust politicians to tell them the truth, but they will still vote for them, it seems.

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As of 12/29/16.

Author: dpoor

A citizen of the United States more concerned with how our society works than with the fate of any of the parties or candidates.

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