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Jimmy Fallon is a nice guy — perhaps too nice, sometimes — but he has invented a new parlor game inspired by Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway: “Two Truths and An Alternative Fact.”

Demonstrating how the game works, the Tonight Show host used Conway herself as an example, along with Shake Shack, Jeff Sessions, Qdoba Restaurants, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, and of course Conway’s colleague Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary who presents an alternative fact to the American public several times a day.

It’s a cute but cutting exploration of a perverse phrase that will forever define Conway’s character.

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