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The Audacity of Nope 21 minutes ago

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OPINION: The 'Audacity of Hope' was so last decade. Have a whiff of this decade's new eau-de-stink, the 'Audacity of Lies'. Here's the kicker too-lies that work, lies that pay political dividends. Lies that become weapons. Ask Donald Trump.

Let me be clear, I'm not talking about some sniffy 'misrepresentations' or 'distortions of truth'. The correct word here is 'lies'. To all my journo colleagues out there, use it. Donald Trump clocked in an average of 30 lies a day in the seven-week run-up to the midterm election, according to The Washington Post. More documented whoppers were spewed forth to turn this election in his direction than he made in the entire first nine months of his presidency.

Did it work? 'Bigly' - if you ask him. It gave him what he needed. Trump kept control of the Senate in a year that........

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