The Perils of Calling Trump a Liar

Even though President Donald Trump is lying to us all the time, I’ve been feeling uncomfortable that the press (most notably, the New York Times) is beginning to use the term “lie” more often. This piece perfectly explains my sentiments, with a history lesson about President Richard Nixon. Do you agree — that if we call everything a lie, then the word will lose its meaning — or do you think journalists should keep using the term?


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