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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Following two full weeks of constant mendacity, the Trump administration and its spokespersons are widely assumed to lie about everything — even such trivia as whether the president owns a bathrobe.

Yet Trump himself apparently believes at least one of the most obvious lies told by Kellyanne Conway — namely, her reference to the “Bowling Green Massacre” on not just one but three separate occasions. Otherwise, why would he have accused the “very, very dishonest” news media of covering up major terrorist incidents when he spoke to US Army personnel at Central Command on Monday?

For Stephen Colbert, Trump’s weird speech at Centcom provided an irresistible opportunity to revisit the problematic Bowling Green Massacre — and the Late Show host made the most of Conway’s excursion through the looking glass.

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