Tag Archives: post-truth

There’s nothing more surreal than watching Donald Trump in North Carolina, where Republicans have been found guilty of voter fraud, talking about illegal voting by Democrats in California, absent any evidence at all

Back during the 2018 midterm elections, a Republican by the name of Mark Harris won North Carolina’s 9th congressional district. The results of that election, however, were never certified, as it came to light shortly after Election Day that Harris had hired a political operative (and convicted felon) by the name of Leslie McCrae Dowless, […]

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Sharpiegate takes yet another turn, illustrating the threat to both science and reality under the Trump administration

Remember how we were talking a few days ago about Trump and his sharpie, and how, instead of just owning up to his misstatement about the path of Hurricane Dorian, he’d doubled down, restating the lie that he’d been told that the hurricane was headed for Alabama, and holding up a crudely doctored weather map […]

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Liars on the Storm

This past Sunday, Donald Trump repeatedly said in public statements that Alabama was in the path of Hurricane Dorian. He tweeted it. He said it at the White House. And he said it during his visit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. This, however, just wasn’t true. No one had forecast the hurricane making its […]

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The Trump administration uses press conference footage deceptively edited by InfoWars to justify the banning of CNN’s Jim Acosta

Yesterday, when I posted about how Donald Trump had installed someone as acting Attorney General who has said publicly that the Mueller investigation should be stopped, I made a brief mention of the fact that CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta, on the same day, had his press credentials revoked after refusing to stop a […]

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Health Care, Caravans, and the Fight for Truth and the Future of America

I know a lot has happened over the past two years, since Donald Trump took office. The sheer amount of what we’ve been forced to process as informed citizens has been absolutely overwhelming. There have been multiple shootings by white supremacists, assassination attempts against our most effective opposition leaders, and false accusations intended to kill […]

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