Reprinted with permission from Alternet.
Is there anything President Trump hasn’t lied about since taking office?
This has become a serious question. The world is in an unaccustomed position, as longtime New Yorker writer Mark Singer put it in his 2016 book, Trump and Me, of being forced to take Donald Trump seriously. Given that he is not just a serial liar, a boundless egomaniac and a chaos-embracing provocateur—the man, as Singer exquisitely depicts, was born lacking genes for self-reflection or shame. But now that he’s president, the world—especially journalists—have to take this heap seriously.