Lyndon B. Johnson

Trump's lies are pure self-aggrandizement

Trump's lies are pure self-aggrandizement

Reading the letter comparing President Donald Trump's lies to those of Defense Secretary Robert McNamara and Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson regarding the Vietnam War left me somewhat confused and unsettled (“Trump’s lies are no worse than previous presidents; better, maybe,” May 30). The argument was that President Trump's lies were no near the magnitude of the lies the government told about the Vietnam War because his lies have not caused thousands of casualties. While that is true, and there can be no excuse for the lies told about...

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