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Trump’s method for the big fib: Defend, defend, then grasp at straws

Donald Trump is the most unusual politician we’ve ever fact-checked, given the sheer volume of his misstatements, falsehoods and unreliable statistics. Trump is on track to earn more Four-Pinocchio ratings by himself than all other Republican politicians (or Democrats) combined in the past three years. But there is a distinctive pattern to Trump’s biggest fibs. […]
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