Trump and the Old Razzle Dazzle

“The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.” – George Carlin

Former president Donald Trump’s appearance at a CNN Republican Town Hall in New Hampshire stretched the truth beyond any standard by which that virtue can be measured.

Trump told more lies in one hour than many politicians tell in their entire careers. There are too many to list in a short column, but here are a few of the lowlights.

Trump said he would end the war between Russia and Ukraine in “24 hours” if he again becomes president, but didn’t say how.

He said he finished the border wall and then contradicted himself. He called CNN host Kaitlan Collins “a nasty person” and then at the end told her she did a “good job.”

Trump continues to promote the fiction that the 2020 election was “stolen” from him. Collins rebutted him each time, but it didn’t seem to matter to the mostly white and largely older Republican crowd. The few who had a chance asked mostly softball questions.

Trump “swore on my children, which I’ve never done before” that he never knew E. Jean Carroll, the woman who just won a defamation and sexual battery

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