Lies, damned lies and statistics is generally credited to Benjamin Disraeli, author and Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1874 to 1880. The Trump administration doesn’t bother with statistics, being satisfied to smother the media and the country with lies and damned lies. Between seventy and eighty percent of what Trump says are lies. That means that only one in four or one in five statements are true. When truth is only scattered drops in a sea of lies, why bother trying to separate one from the other. It is far easier just to assume that everything the administration claims is false. Those pundits and Republicans who support the Trump administration must know that what they are saying is lies. Shame on them. Their credibility is gone forever.
Trump must go