Donald Trump is sometimes described as being “post-literate” and “ahistorical.” He has long endorsed a technique he calls “truthful hyperbole” and which he defines as “an innocent form of exaggeration.” He uses the word “fake” to dismiss stories or issues with which he disagrees. His advisors openly offer “alternative facts” to support his statements. This is disturbing and disorienting.
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