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PAUL STREET – An Idiot’s Guide to Why They Hate Us

In its endless, candidate-obsessed coverage and discussion of the already seemingly interminable U.S. presidential horse race (the actual presidential election is still more than ten months away), U.S. corporate media fact-checkers, reporters, and commentators have had a field day finding inaccuracies, offensiveness, and absurdities in the statements of the current Republican pack-leader Donald Trump. It’s not hard to do. “The Donald’s” rambling orations and constant Tweets are loaded with transparently false assertions and ridiculous comments, including:

* The claim that Barack Obama lacks a United States Birth Certificate

 

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