Alabama is the newest front in Trump’s war on truth


What story sums up our political and media worlds on 9/9/19? This one: Brave government employees are standing up to Trump’s unbelievable claims about Hurricane Dorian and insisting on truth.

Trump repeatedly said that Alabama was at risk, when the state wasn’t, and then he insisted he was right when he was wrong. Federal agencies felt pressure to support his lies. And that’s what makes this episode so troubling and so long-lasting. When folks talk about a war on truth, this is exactly what they’re talking about.But here’s the good news: Staffers at the agencies are not staying silent.

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