The truth, according to the mantra in the paranormal phenomena program “The X-Files,” is out there. In Donald Trump's world, it is hard to find.
Far beyond being picturesque, the lies told by Trump could have serious consequences, not only for him but also for the political future of the United States.
With last week’s vulgar rally in Phoenix, a terrible 7-minute spectacle full of fury, insults and, of course, lies, he would have broken this hypothetical rage detector.
Authoritarianism is seductive because it saves one from having to put up with incapability, difference and ambivalence.
The untruths about his inauguration lead to doubts about his sanity. That is meant to be neither humorous nor polemic. Unfortunately.