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A VICTORY FOR IGNORANCE: Voters pick proven liar
May 10th, 2016 by Warren Swil

Truth is the main

casualty in GOP

presidential race

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.
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.


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