Cynicism is rampant. Law-abiding Californians do whatever is necessary not to come to the attention of any authorities, whose desperate need for both revenue and perceived social justice (150,000 households in a state of 40 million residents pay about 50 percent of California income tax revenue) is carnivorous.
It is the age-old nature of politicians of every stripe to exaggerate and mislead, but the duty of journalists to keep them honest—not to trump their yarns.
Never Mind ‘Trumpism’: What is ‘Deplorablism’?
From One Frenzy to the Next.
Investigating the Investigators
The Method to Trump’s “Madness”.