Brave work by Dave Leonhardt and Stuart Thompson.
Why brave? Well, if you haven’t already read it–the whole thing–do, and you’ll see why this compilation took an act of courage.
Yeah, we all know about Trump’s lies. Every day, every day. But by putting them all on a time line covering his, ugh, I have to write this, must do it in quotes, “presidency,” the mindless repetition of the same lies, the cumulative, breathtaking horror of it all is really a horror to the human system.
As David Remnick, the editor of the New Yorker, wrote of Trump when all this began: “The mouth moves and the lies pour forth.” The same lies, over and over and over…
If I could, I’d send these guys something, I don’t know, maybe a couple of bottles of Calvados–which once gave me the happiest drunk I’ve ever had.
That’s what they need, Calvados, a happy drunk. And that’s what you must have near you after you read this.
P.S. Forgot to emphasize the reason this list is so damn powerful is because it’s a time line. And time lines…well…