We have heard many, many outrageous statements during the course of this depressing Presidential election campaign.
Here is the greatest exaggeration by Hillary Clinton: putting half of Donald Trump’s supporters in a “basket of deplorables.”
If the outlook for Clinton-Trump is evenly split, that means Trump gets half of the votes, and therefore one-quarter of America’s voters are deplorable people. We don’t buy that. It’s unbelievable that a candidate who says we are “stronger together” (we agree) could make a statement so permanently divisive.
Donald Trump has made so many unbelievable statements that we don’t know where to start. Here are a horrible half-dozen that in our view go far beyond the bounds of acceptable public discourse:
6. On the media: “The media has a lower approval rating than Congress. And you’re right, they’re scum. They’re horrible people.” Well, no one really cares about that m...
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