"Trump’s old tax returns are a reminder of how effectively the man’s lies distorted our image of him and the degree of success that he was ostensibly enjoying in the late ’80s and early ’90s," argues
"In the worst cases, media outlets credulously accepted Trump’s claims. He was almost invariably covered as if he was much richer than the most careful estimates available at the time suggested," writes .
A "secretly flailing" Donald Trump was, erroneous media coverage notwithstanding, one of the "biggest business failures in America"