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Why bullshit hurts democracy more than lies

Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as president, members of his administration have made many statements best described as misleading.

  • Michael Blake
  • The Conversation

During the administration’s first week, then-press secretary Sean Spicer claimed that Trump’s inauguration was the most well attended ever.

Muxt 2bMore recently, Scott Pruitt claimed falsely to have received death threats as a result of his tenure at the Environmental Protection Agency.

President Trump himself has frequently been accused of telling falsehoods – including, on the campaign trail, the…

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