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Alternative Fact of the Week: Oh, THAT collusion

Alternative Fact of the Week: Oh, THAT collusion

Here at Alternative Fact of the Week Central, the job of identifying candidates is never easy. Not for a lack of opportunities; there are no recessions in the market of political untruths. No, the real challenge is categorizing them. For example, was the nominee a small lie or a big whopper? Was it a slip of the tongue or a coordinated strike? And last, but not least, was the person who told the falsehood of sound mind or was he about two fries short of a White House Happy Meal?

It is this last yardstick that often trips up any evaluation of Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former prosecutor, New York City mayor and once cogent thinker who now serves as President Donald Trump’s legal...

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