Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Does Donald Trump Really Tell the Truth?

I have made several Facebook friends from the US in recent months and I have been surprised by the amount of support Donald Trump is receiving. Their number one reason for their support? He tells the truth.

But is this true?

Not according to the fact checkers at PolitiFact.com run by the Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper the Tampa Bay Times.

“Our real unemployment is anywhere from 18 to 20 percent. Don't believe the 5.6. Don't believe it.”

He said this at his presidential announcement speech on June 16. It’s not true.

“Public support for abortion 'is actually going down a little bit,' polls show.” June 28.

Not true.

“The Art of the Deal, is the No. 1 selling business book of all time.” July 1.

Not true. Although he did say “I think” at the end of that sentence.

“The $5 billion website for Obamacare … never worked. Still doesn't work.” July 11.

Not true.

John McCain has 'done nothing' for veterans. July 19.

Not true.

Black income, unemployment 'worse now than just about ever' August 2.

Yawn, not true.

He denies calling women ‘fat pigs,’ ‘dogs,’ ‘slobs,’ and ‘disgusting animals,’ except for Rosie O’Donnell. August 9

He said it.

This is just a small sample of the "truthful" statements that Donald Trump has made recently.

And some Americans wish that he was their nation’s next president, when clearly he is not worthy of such a position. Very scary.

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