Truth is the main
casualty in GOP
Donald Trump has a big problem with the truth. So do his supporters.
That an ignorant demagogue is now the presumptive leader of a major US political party speaks loudly about the voters who put him there.
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There are none so blind as those who willfully won’t see.
Donald Trump has succeeded in making ignorance a virtue. Those who support him clearly agree.
No one can convincingly predict anything about a Trump presidency; his major selling point is his unpredictability. Apparently this is OK with his supporters, who are oblivious to his frequent self-contradictions, outright lies and bogus claims about all sorts of settled issues.
This is a remarkable – and frightening – reflection on the state of America’s broken political system. It’s also an indictment of many journalists who’ve failed to call out the lies when they hear them.