Clippings: “The Blatant Lie” (Sept. 20, 2018)

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“[Kim Jong Un] speaks, and his people sit up at attention. I want
my people to do the same.,”

Donald J. Trump, to Fox News in an interview after his meeting
the North Korean leader.

Willful Blindness. See “The crisis isn’t Trump. It’s his Republican enablers”
observing that Trump’s flaws lie in plain sight: it’s the GOP that pretends blindness.
Read Ezra Klein on this at:

The Blatant Lie. Wondering why Americans believe Trump’s outright
lies? Read the indispensable Anne Applebaum: “Once again, Putin gives us a lesson
on the usefulness of the blatant lie” (Article attached) at:

Trump Inc. Are Donald Trump and family keeping their promise to separate
the Trump Organization from the Trump White House? If you have some doubts, look
at “Trump Inc,” a project of Propublica and WNYC, at:

Also, don’t miss the podcasts from Trump Inc, available through iTunes University
and other places.