Lies When You Have A Crisis

12 Mar

Has Trump cried “Wolf!” one too many times already?

Mike the Mad Biologist

Yesterday, Trump’s spokescritter, Sean Spicer, uttered the following:

Many have noted how the White House press corps normalized Trump’s flat-out dishonesty by laughing with Spicer (hopefully, a few were laughing at Spicer). Let’s leave aside the political press corps’ ongoing dyfunction–you didn’t think they would suddenly become serious defenders of liberty and integrity, when, day in and day out, they are nothing more than one part shitty theater critic and one part half-assed political strategist, did you?

What happens in a crisis where people need to trust Il Trumpe? Suppose a nasty strain of influenza were to hit or some other immediate public health crisis were to occur?* If he says, you need to do X…

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