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Have I Got a Lie for You! : A Fabulous Show of Donald Trump’s Fibs, Fabulations, and Falsehoods
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Here finally is a collection of lies told by presidential candidate, entrepreneur and television personality Donald Trump during his political campaign. The compilation includes an introduction by Mark Twain actually an abridgement of his talk, The Art of Lying, presented in 1895 to the Hartford, Connecticut Antiquarian Society. The editor was quite disturbed with the way that Trump threw out statements during both campaign and media appearances without being challenged. Editor Clarence Douglas pays tribute in his acknowledgment by naming the dozens of media sites and writers whose investigative work led him to the truthful restatements. Dividing them into three witty categories fibs, fabulations, and falsehoods editor. Douglas has collected the most noteworthy. Each untruth is rectified, followed by the correct fact. To prove their falsity, Douglas has relied on several dozen fact-checking media sources and individual journalists. He acknowledges them by name. Combining investigative journalism with satirical criticism, Douglas makes an unsettling statement about the American political process: how voters will support a candidate for the highest office in the land without regard for his or her integrity. Examples Include: Trump said in June, 2015, There are no jobs to be had. Official statistics revealed 5.4 million job openings the most in 15 years. Trump claimed that the United States sends to Japan "like nothing, by comparison, nothing." The United States exported $62 billion in goods to Japan in 2015, according to Politico. In the September GOP presidential debate, Trump said, We don t get along with the heads of Mexico. Mexico is our country s third largest trade partner, and its president has praised President Obama on several fronts, including immigration. Trump whined, Really they ve shut Christianity down. Seven in 10 Americans identify as Christian, according to the Pew Research Center. Boasts Donald Trump, I built an unbelievable, some of the greatest assets in the world, very little debt, tremendous cash flow, tremendous. Almost all of my businesses work. At least three of Trump s companies have declared bankruptcy, primarily because they could not repay their debts. The Trump Plaza Hotel declared bankruptcy in 1992 with $550 million in debt. The Trump Hotels and Casinos Resorts filed for bankruptcy in 2004 carrying an estimated $1.8 billion in debt. In December 2008, Trump Entertainment Resorts couldn t pay a $53.1 million interest payment for a bond. "
Number of Pages: 53
Genre: Political Science
Publisher: Bookmasters Dist Serv
Street Date: May 25, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-36-0762
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