Are Trump’s lies different?

I thought they came standard ...

Fabrications have long been a part of American politics. Politicians lie to puff themselves up, to burnish their résumés and to cover up misdeeds, including sexual affairs. (See: Bill Clinton.) Sometimes they cite false information for what they believe are justifiable policy reasons. (See: Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam.)

But President Trump, historians and consultants in both political parties agree, appears to have taken what the writer Hannah Arendt once called “the conflict between truth and politics” to an entirely new level.

Read more of that interesting article I’ve quoted from above by following this link. And just so you know here’s a spoiler alert to the question that headlines this posting.

If only by volume alone, the answer is yes. But it’s more than just a question of volume as this article and this one make clear.

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