503 When it comes to lying, Trump is in a class by himself

Speech Materals


Trump is motivated, intentionally or subconsciously, by ideological disagreement: In the three presidential election cycles during which I have been an opinion writer, I have never used language anywhere near that strong about previous Republican nominees said by Ruth Marcus.

Because Trump is different — in degree more than in kind, but in his case the difference of degree is a yawning chasm. All politicians deflect unwanted questions and demands for information (stonewaller). All evolve, if not outright flip-flop (shape-shifter). All, at times, say things that turn out to be untrue (liar). What puts Trump in a different league is his outright unwillingness to abide by the customary norms of disclosure (releasing tax returns); his reversals on issues within the course of a single interview, no less a single campaign; and his determined refusal ever to acknowledge error even when confronted with irrefutable facts to the contrary.

I  Word Understanding

Subconsciously – as something that comes from the part of your mind that you cannot perceive or control.
Presidential election cycles – stock markets are weakest in the year following the election of a new U.S. president. According to this theory, after the first year, the market improves until the cycle begins again with the next presidential election.
Yawning chasm –  being or standing wide open
Outright flip-flop – completely  sudden or unexpected reversal
Releasing tax returns –  a form on which a taxpayer makes an annual statement of income and personal circumstances, used by the tax authorities to assess liability for tax
Irrefutable – undeniable

II  Have your say

1.What springs in your mind about U.S Presidential nominees Mr. Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton?
2.Falsehood is becoming worldwide crisis, do you agree?
Countries foods and technologies innovations are in danger.
Many foreign national thieves scattered in some countries especially powerful countries.
Some are business partners or foreign workers. What nationalities are cultured to become expert liars and thieves?
3.Here’s list of countries that have high standard of trustworthiness
2.Saudi Arabia
4.North Korea
6.United Kingdom
9.United States of America
10.Ilocos Norte Region (Philippines,ARMM, Mindanao)

4.List of countries that have high rate of severe dishonest citizens

  • Philippines (Pampanga-Davao)
  • China
  • Taiwan
  • Greece
  • South Korea

503 When it comes to lying, Trump is in a class by himself

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