Embrace of ‘the Big Lie’ Is One Reason Why Trump Must Never Be President Again

Former president convinced millions of Americans to believe dangerous conspiracy theory

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A core part of the twisted political ideology known as Trumpism is reality denial. Former President Donald Trump told 30,000 lies in his time as president. One of the core parts of this…




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Manny Otiko

Manny Otiko

Manny Otiko writes about race, politics and sports. He has been published in Salon and LA Weekly. Follow him on Twitter @mannyotiko.

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