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Watching Donald Trump's ABC News Town Hall for 90 minutes was surely a grueling experience – and not something most sane people would endure voluntarily. Besides, everyone knows without watching that Trump must have lied and lied, because that's what happens whenever he opens his mouth.

But you didn't need to watch Trump in order to learn about his latest outrageous falsehoods, because Daniel Dale is paid to do it for you. Yes, CNN's brilliant (and tireless) fact-checking reporter took notes on the whole damned fiasco, which he described to Don Lemon as "a gusher of lies." Just watching him recite a long list of those falsehoods is hilarious, but the fun doesn't stop there.

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