If there’s one thing Donald Trump is good at, it’s shouting the same outrageous lies over and over again. As a former reality show host whose most discernible skill was fake-firing people who weren’t actually employees, Trump understood the value of a catchphrase. “You’re fired!” may have been the “What you talkin’ ’bout, Willis?” of the 2000s, but it was memorable, repeatable, and above all, simple enough that even he could understand it.
Is it any surprise, then, that he’s used the same tactic as a candidate and as a president?
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