Presented as Lies
Especially If the Likes of Nuclear Disarmament are Ignored
"You've got to remember, he
is a real estate guy, a promoter. ...
And so he comes from a world where you exaggerate;
there's a lot of hyperbole."
1. What Trump Said
on Puerto Rico's Hurricane
“Fifty Times Last Original Number NO WAY!”
What Trump Meant
Direct Hit cause about 60 deaths, Increase had little to do with
Culprit for much larger death toll was poor infrastructure.
Failure was federal and local government
Puerto Rico competes for
Federal funds with education, the military,
US social programs, support for the elderly.
Opportunity Cost of more spending should be considered relevant.
The Fake News is Dominated by Trump's Use of Data,
What Was Not Being Reported Was Important,
Most Deaths Were Caused People Inactions Over Many Year,
It Must be Discussed, Regardless of Personality
2. Trump Campaign Message
Claimed Actual Unemployment was 42%
Was It Fake News
Exaggerations, Another Lie, Hyperbole?
What Trump Meant
campaign statement should have said the US employs about 60%
of the population which means 40% are not working, they are unemployed.
Understanding Unemployment is complicated.
Six measurements are required.
Headline unemployment is the lowest estimate.
It is used by anyone wanting
to simplify or some personal need.
To many, less than 5%
unemployment is Fake News.
Trump used data important to
Reporting it any other
way is Fake News
Politicians and Economist have been allowed Choice of Measure
for many years.
this Fake the real news.
The media and the economics community
feel little responsibility to
communicate relevant truth.
Doing so is difficult for the media plus it causes poor ratings.
Media and economists must analysis
what is behind Trump's thoughts in relation to policy.
Take Birthright citizenship.
It is probably a 14th amendment question.
If so, it's political hyperbole move on to other real policy
If He Can eliminate Birthright Citizenship use
Why the United States Has Birthright Citizenship and
can make opposing side play Hardball.
Jon Stewart Says
Trump Appeals to Media's “own narcissism”
More from the
The Trump victory was a reaction to liberal Democratic
Richard Nixon's election was a
reaction to the liberal
Tweets are Political Hyperbola, should be ignored
even though they are easy and good for ratings.
This is a part of the
"Cycles of American History."
Trump Won and
Ben Franklin said we have "a Republic, if you can keep it."
It has never been easy or
more nations would accomplish it.