Thursday 25 May 2017

Facts, falsehoods or downright fiction? It's hard to know the truth in Trump's America

Michael Flynn Photo: AP/Evan Vucci
Michael Flynn Photo: AP/Evan Vucci

Margaret Sullivan

Strange, isn't it, that it was a lie that supposedly caused Michael Flynn to be fired? His false assurances to Vice President Mike Pence about pre-election conversations with Russia were what evidently did him in as national security adviser.

If lies were taken that seriously in the Trump administration, we might be living on the right side of the looking glass.

But they aren't. And we aren't.

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