During a single 90-minute rally, Trump made 130 false or inaccurate statements — some entirely made up, others casual misstatements of simple facts, some clearly intended to mislead. He lied about his own record and that of his opponent.
TRUMP’S LIES — While candidates occasionally bend the truth, is fundamentally different. His falsehoods are the foundation of his rallies and the connective tissue of the narrative he spins. My examination of one rally, w/
“Over the course of the next 87 minutes, the president made another 130 false or inaccurate statements.” The NYT goes through the transcript of a recent Trump rally
It took President Trump about 90 minutes to offer 131 inaccurate statements at a recent campaign rally. The New York Times catalogued all of them.
This is the key: “A detailed examination of his statements in Janesville by The Times found that more than three-quarters of the president’s assertions were either false, misleading, exaggerated, disputed or lacked evidence. Less than a quarter were true.”
An examination of President Trump’s statements at a recent campaign rally by The New York Times found that more than three-quarters of his assertions were either false, misleading, exaggerated, disputed or lacked evidence. Less than a quarter were true.
At one rally made 131 false or inaccurate statements, many entirely made up. Others were casual misstatements. He lied about his record and that of his opponent. He made exaggerations that violate the pliable limits of political hyperbole
The lying is the story: Trump's "falsehoods are the foundation of his campaign rallies and the connective tissue of the often 90-minute narrative he spins at every stop," and write
Trump's rallies demonstrate the scale and the relentless drumbeat of the lies, how they can morph from exaggerated to false to absurd, how he hyperbolizes perfectly accurate claims because the truth isn't good enough
This image was a great idea. The top says, "President Trump’s speech in Janesville, Wis. Passages highlighted in red are false or inaccurate." No one can match the New York Times on news graphics.
“In 90 minutes, President Trump made 131 false or inaccurate statements.” While the president lied, hundreds more died.
"...while presidential candidates use political speech that occasionally bends the truth, Mr. Trump is fundamentally different. His falsehoods are the foundation of his campaign rallies and the connective tissue" of his narrative, write
The Font of Misinformation and Lies at Trump Campaign Rallies - The New York Times In 90 minutes, President Trump made 131 false or inaccurate statements.
The Font of Misinformation and Lies at Trump Campaign Rallies - The New York Times