The First 100 Lies

The Trump Administration’s First 100 Lies Aren’t Accidents But a Deliberate Counter-Reality. The harder the 45th President and his team insist on “alternate facts,” the harder objective reality pushes back.

– MICHAEL TOMASKY
1/2317

Excerpt:

The Trump era started out more creepily than I could have imagined.

From the dystopian inaugural address to that Sean Spicer catastrophe to the Kellyanne Conway “alternate facts” fiasco to the President’s Nero-esque performance at the CIA to Donald Trump’s own lies about the size of his… inaugural crowds and weather, it was a lot scarier than I thought it would be.

What did I expect? I didn’t expect much. But I didn’t expect this. These were not, to use a commonly employed euphemism of mainstream journalism, the “missteps” of a green new administration. These were deliberate acts that fell into two categories.

Full article:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2017/01/23/the-trump-administration-s-first-100-lies-aren-t-accidents-but-a-deliberate-counter-reality.html

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