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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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Rich Carmona spent decades upgrading his 1970s ranch home in Midland, Michigan.

He lovingly installed new flooring and doors and remodeled the bathrooms. After finishing the kitchen 18 months ago, he finally had the house the way he liked it.

Then the 96-year-old Edenville Dam failed amid heavy rains May 19, unleashing a torrent of water that drowned roads, swept some houses off of their foundations and left others, including Carmona's, in ruins.

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