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How Trump Handles Being Caught in a Lie and What You Should Do Instead [Barf-cola]
Lifehacker ^ | Monday, March 20, 2017 | Kristin Wong

Posted on 03/20/2017 5:29:09 PM PDT by Jyotishi

Trump certainly isn't the first politician to lie, but he's made a reputation of it for a couple of reasons. One, he lies a lot. And two, when he's called out, he handles it poorly. Here are a few things you shouldn't do when you're called out in a lie, unless you want to make things worse.

We've all lied about something and been called out on it. When I was 14, for example, I lied to my mom about wearing makeup. When she found my concealer, what did I do? I completely denied it was mine, which, of course, only made me look even more like a liar.

Politicians are a little different, of course. They lie strategically, and many of Trump's supporters have even indicated that they flat out don't care if he lies. Still, our current administration acts a lot like a 14-year-old who just got busted for wearing makeup. Instead of fessing up to the mistake and moving on, they just keep lying. Even though he gets away with it, Trump's lies don't exactly help his approval rating, now at a new low. Here's where they've gone wrong and what you should do instead, next time you're caught in a lie.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fox; kristinwong; leak; libsplainin; obama; trump; trumptowergate; wiretap

1 posted on 03/20/2017 5:29:09 PM PDT by Jyotishi
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To: Jyotishi

Lifehacker has really gone downhill. Too many hack writers.


2 posted on 03/20/2017 5:30:01 PM PDT by proust (Trump / Pence 2016!)
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To: Jyotishi

President Trump doesn’t lie...God doesn’t pick liars to save America and her people, and God doesn’t make mistakes either...


3 posted on 03/20/2017 5:31:22 PM PDT by HarleyLady27 ('THE FORCE AWAKENS!!!' Trump/Pence: MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!)
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To: HarleyLady27

AMEN


4 posted on 03/20/2017 5:32:43 PM PDT by weston (SO HERE'S THE STORY: As far as I'm concerned, it's Christ or nothing!)
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To: HarleyLady27

Can you explain why they have let Jaime Gorelick into the WH with advising both Jared and Ivanka in the West Wing. I don’t understand it.

Is she really that great of an attorney that no one else could do the job? She is advising Ivanka’s Trust among other things.


5 posted on 03/20/2017 5:33:59 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Jyotishi

Hillary’s method:

Deny everything
Explain that you must’ve been confused by what she said
Look a squirrel
Bitch and moan


6 posted on 03/20/2017 5:37:09 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (patriots win, Communists and Socialist Just-Us Warriors lose)
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To: RummyChick
My only opinion is that Ivanka and Jared are liberals, I do not believe that President Trump is all 100% liberal, and I do believe he is more Republican than anything else, but the way I look at the situation, during the primaries, neither Jared or Ivanka could vote Republican, they said it was because they forgot to register, but that was a lie, they are Jewish and the Jewish in New York are rabid libs...

Jaime Gorelick is a POS and why this is even being given to Ivanka is beyond me, she is not anything but the daughter of the President...PERIOD...and it should remain that way...

7 posted on 03/20/2017 5:37:46 PM PDT by HarleyLady27 ('THE FORCE AWAKENS!!!' Trump/Pence: MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!)
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To: Jyotishi
How Trump the Clintons Handles Being Caught in a Lie and What You Should Do Instead

Spare me the theatrics.

8 posted on 03/20/2017 5:38:12 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (NeverTrump, a movement that was revealed to be a movement. Thank heaven we flushed!)
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To: a fool in paradise

>>Deny everything
Explain that you must’ve been confused by what she said
Look a squirrel
Bitch and moan<<

Kill the one with the evidence.


9 posted on 03/20/2017 5:40:42 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Not tired of winning yet!)
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To: Jyotishi

SHE HAS NO PROOF THAT trump is a “liar”..ergo...she lies


10 posted on 03/20/2017 5:41:29 PM PDT by albertabound
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To: Jyotishi

Some Ting Wong.


11 posted on 03/20/2017 5:42:06 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (Hillary: Go to jail. Go directly to jail. Do not pass GO. Do not collect 2 billion dollars.)
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To: Jyotishi

4 Things About Jamie Gorelick, the Die-Hard Clintonista Who’s ...

Attorney Jamie Gorelick, who served as deputy attorney general under former President Bill Clinton, is representing Jared Kushner as he enters the White House as ...

forward.com/news/359597/4-things-about-jamie-gorelick


12 posted on 03/20/2017 5:42:17 PM PDT by HarleyLady27 ('THE FORCE AWAKENS!!!' Trump/Pence: MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!)
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To: Jyotishi

Leftist talking points bump for later....


13 posted on 03/20/2017 5:44:02 PM PDT by indthkr
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To: Jyotishi

Kristin is Wong.


14 posted on 03/20/2017 5:46:04 PM PDT by Hyman Roth
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To: RummyChick
Can you explain why they have let Jaime Gorelick into the WH with advising both Jared and Ivanka in the West Wing.

Yikes! Jamie Gorelick has an advising role in this White House?
After her illustrious history, she should have earned a lifetime job turning big rocks into little rocks. Maybe she was just in the wrong places at the wrong times - but her hands were involved in a lot of activities that resulted in harm to America (and not just the 'Gorelick wall' fiasco) - and at a minimum I'd keep her far away from Government. Unless she has wants to turn State witness.

15 posted on 03/20/2017 5:47:39 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: HarleyLady27

Her causes are liberal. I didn’t vote to put libs in the West Wing. This Gorelick thing is really hacking me off. She is going to be advising the two closest people to Trump...besides Melania.

I suspect that Ivanka has far more pull than Melania in political matters.


16 posted on 03/20/2017 5:49:11 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: El Cid

American Thinker has Gorelick connected to Soros. Soros invested money in one of Josh Kushner’s projects. Josh Kushner is one of the Trustee’s of Ivanka’s new Trust...with Gorelick as an advisor to the Trust.


17 posted on 03/20/2017 5:50:48 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Jyotishi

From her bio:

“Kristin recently found a ridiculously large silverfish in her bathtub. It was unpleasant.”

Well, there you have it, folks. A Journ-O-List if there ever was one


18 posted on 03/20/2017 5:52:32 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat ("Liberalism is a mental disorder" On FULL Display NOW! BOYCOTT Mexico nba NFL PepsiCO Kellogg's)
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To: Jyotishi
Kristin Wong

19 posted on 03/20/2017 6:00:50 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (I was conceived in liberty, how about you?)
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To: albertabound

“SHE HAS NO PROOF THAT trump is a “liar”..ergo...she lies”

Exactly. That’s how the left creates fake news and editorials. Similarly one could write a fake editorial titled, say, “What Obama Can Do To Stop Raping Children”.


20 posted on 03/20/2017 6:02:36 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Repeal The 17th

Thanks. Her website:

http://www.kristinwong.com/


21 posted on 03/20/2017 6:04:17 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Jyotishi

What is the matter with this drooling moron? Dropped on his head as a child? Too many swirlies at school? Concussion from bully punches? How does a person even get that messed up?


22 posted on 03/20/2017 6:04:28 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: HarleyLady27

Sometimes a lawyer is just a lawyer...

Gorelick represented Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of Donald Trump, as he considered a possible role in the White House. She had advised Kushner, who has sprawling financial interests in a multi-billion-dollar global real estate empire, on how he might comply with federal ethics and anti-nepotism laws. She has argued that although officials leading federal agencies are barred from hiring relatives, the White House is not an agency and thus exempt.


23 posted on 03/20/2017 6:05:35 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Jyotishi
I wouldn't say Trump lies that much: a lie being defined to saying something one knows to be untrue. I believe, in almost all cases, the now-President Trump believes what he says to be true when he says it or tweets it.The problem is that he has a tendency to go off half-cocked, or perhaps has a propensity to shoot from the hip. It should be curbed but it's not the same as lying. He should have the evidence at hand, or a direct trail to it, when he makes a charge.
24 posted on 03/20/2017 6:05:58 PM PDT by luvbach1 (I hope Trump runs roughshod over the inevitable obstuctionists, Dems, progs, libs, or RINOs!)
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To: proust

“Lifehacker has really gone downhill.”

It’s owned by Gawker after all.


25 posted on 03/20/2017 6:07:06 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Repeal The 17th

Sister of Sum Ting?


26 posted on 03/20/2017 6:09:12 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: All

Don’t click on the link.


27 posted on 03/20/2017 6:14:58 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Jyotishi

For experts on lying, refer to Bubba Clinton.

Trump spent his time actually creating things.

Bubba spent his time raping things.


28 posted on 03/20/2017 6:20:12 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: bigbob

Gorelick is an advisor to Ivanka’s Trust. Don’t know about Jared’s Trust.

This is about ETHICS of the WH. She is going to be advising them about the legal pitfalls, etc. on an ongoing basis.

You don’t see a problem with that????

I guess there are no other lawyers who could do the same thing in DC.


29 posted on 03/20/2017 6:22:10 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Jyotishi
Another born again truth virgin who is suddenly concerned about the virtues of politicians.
The end justifies the means is a core value of the left.
Lying and propaganda is core strategy for the left to effect their values.
30 posted on 03/20/2017 6:45:27 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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To: El Cid
(and not just the 'Gorelick wall' fiasco)

And ironically enough, Obama tore down that wall with his EO as he was going out the door.

31 posted on 03/20/2017 7:49:01 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason (It is time to make America an uncomfortable place for Marxist usurpers.)
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To: Jyotishi

Letting them get up a full head of steam, and then out comes the evidence and will make them look like idiots. Again.


32 posted on 03/20/2017 9:24:38 PM PDT by Luircin (Dancing in the streets! Time to DRAIN THE SWAMP!)
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