Four Weeks In

Number 3 of a series

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It’s amazing what a new President can accomplish during the first four weeks in office. So many lies, so little time. I’m posting one each day, and I’m not about to catch up. Daniel Dale with the Washington bureau of The Star compiled the list. I’m posting them in chronological order. Here’s number 3:

3. Jan. 21, 2017 — Speech at Central Intelligence Agency headquarters

The repeated claim: “Honestly, it looked like a million and a half people. Whatever it was it was, but it went all the way back to the Washington Monument.” Later: “…all the way back to the Washington Monument, was packed.”

In fact: The crowd, which may not have even been half a million people strong, did not come close to reaching the Washington Monument.

There is a point to be made. When you tell a lie, that counts as one lie. When you tell the lie again, that counts as a new lie. You don’t get credit for originality. This is three so far, but we are into  the second day of the Trump presidency. That is progress of some sort.

Keep reading And may Jesus have mercy on our souls.

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