From his attacks on the Khan family to calling Hillary Clinton the devil and his claims of' yuge' crowds, Monday was an incredible day of falsities for the GOP nominee.”>
The lying started at 7:27 a.m. and did not stop until after dark.
Even for Donald Trump, Monday, Aug. 1, was a flag day for bullshit.
With 100 days until Election Day, the Republican presidential nominee decisively rejected suggestions that he induce some attempt to appear statesmanlike in his campaign against Hillary Clinton, opting to commit fully to the erraticism and dishonesty that characterized his performance in the Republican primary.
Monday was a dive, hair-first, into a general election strategy not yet insured before on American soiland a strategy for existing as a human being in the world not usually insured outside the bowels of the New York City subway system after 2 a.m.
Typed into the ether on Twitter, shouted at the people of Columbus, Ohio, at a town hall, or yodeled at a rally to the cable cameras and citizens of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the steady stream of nonsense could not be corked.
That is, until the fried chicken arrived.
In the afternoon in Ohio, Trump said he sometimes tweets while in bed in the morning, so lets image him there, bundled in rich silks, where reference is said at 7:27: This story is not about Mr. Khan, who is all over the place doing interviews, but instead RADICAL ISLAMIC TERRORISM and the U.S. Get smart!
This is some very lazy spin.
The story is about Trumps unprecedented sustained character assault on the parents of a Muslim American soldier, Army Capt. Humayun Khan, killed in Iraq by a suicide bomber.
His father, Khizr Khan, addressed the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last week and, in doing so, pointedly criticized Trumps candidacy.
Trump, in turn, responded by insinuating that the soldiers mother, Ghazala Khan, had remained quiet because their Muslim faith doesnt permit females to speak( in reality, shes said, shes so overcome by heartache that she often cannot speak ).
Trump then suggested that Khizr Khan doesnt have a right to say Trump has not read the Constitution, which is a instead persuading piece of evidence in favor of Khans argument.
Meanwhile, Roger Stone, Trumps longtime consultant and the one-time business partner of his campaign chairman, pushed out a conspiracy that Khan has ties to the Muslim Brotherhood before correcting himself and claiming that, actually, Khan praises Muslim Brotherhood but is tied is tied to Saudi Jihadis[ sic ].