Fantastic New Study Exposes Stunning Reality of How Much More Dishonest Trump is Than Clinton

Yes Trump supporters, I know — Politico is nothing but a “liberal rag” that’s “in the tank for Hillary Clinton” trying to help her get elected — we all know how this goes. Any and all information that isn’t rubber stamped by Donald Trump, his campaign or the conservative media that’s critical of your candidate is just “liberal propaganda.” So, clearly, this article isn’t for you all.



As for everyone else, what Politico found after fact-checking both Clinton and Trump is quite eye-opening.

Here’s what Politifact found:

We subjected every statement made by both the Republican and Democratic candidates — in speeches, in interviews and on Twitter — to our magazine’s rigorous fact-checking process. The conclusion is inescapable: Trump’s mishandling of facts and propensity for exaggeration so greatly exceed Clinton’s as to make the comparison almost ludicrous.

Though few statements match the audacity of his statement about his role in questioning Obama’s citizenship, Trump has built a cottage industry around stretching the truth. According to POLITICO’s five-day analysis, Trump averaged about one falsehood every three minutes and 15 seconds over nearly five hours of remarks.

In raw numbers, that’s 87 erroneous statements in five days.

While they said Clinton was dishonest in her own right, the frequency in which she said something that wasn’t true doesn’t even compare to how often Trump lies. After adjusting the numbers to account for the fact that Trump spoke more this past week than she did — even if given the exact same amount of time speaking — Trump would “surpass her nearly four times over.”

Politico found that Trump spoke for a total of 4 hours and 43 minutes during the week, lying at a rate of one lie every 3.25 minutes.

Predictably, Trump’s campaign responded to the report by saying it’s part of the “coordinated effort by the media elites and Hillary Clinton to shamelessly push their propaganda and distract” from her lies.

This prompted Politico to publish all 87 lies Trump told last week with sourced fact-checked information debunking each lie. Then again, considering nobody associated with Donald Trump’s campaign or his supporters seems to care about facts (or reality), as I’ve pointed out before, it’s mostly pointless to even attempt to fact check anything he says.



After all, this is someone who will deny that he said or did something — even when there’s indisputable audio or video evidence proving that he did. That or he’ll make some absurd claim, state it as fact, then provide absolutely zero evidence to support it, all while claiming that the reason nobody can find that evidence is because there’s some sort of “conspiracy to conceal the truth.”

At times, I really have felt as if I’m covering a presidential campaign while living in the Twilight Zone. I’ve never seen a time where facts, truth and reality mattered so little as they do to Donald Trump and those who support him.




Allen Clifton

Allen Clifton is a native Texan who now lives in the Austin area. He has a degree in Political Science from Sam Houston State University. Allen is a co-founder of Forward Progressives and creator of the popular Right Off A Cliff column and Facebook page. Be sure to follow Allen on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to his channel on YouTube as well.

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  • WROTE TO OTHERS BUT HOPING YOU CAN USE THIS TOO.
    No mention of his utter ignorance of everything he’s claimed to be the best at – foreign policy but no knowledge of the countries at war or why.

    No mention of his
    – total incompetence and ignorance of American and world history he’s trying to run
    – his delapodated lack of any Health Care plan
    – No economic plan
    – Used fake Veterans at his second rally in front of a ship and lied about the number of people who were at that and many more of his rallies.
    – No knowledge of Veterans benifits
    – Created a fake veterans organization to pretend we vets supported him, and turns out the organization was KKK and Neo-Nazis running it.

    – Economic plan that would cost over a $trillion dollars and give those same $trillions to himself and corporations that already are receiving government assistance they neither need or merit – while not paying ‘any’ taxes, GE getting million dollar refunds for nothing – undeserved – most pay less taxes than poor people.

    – No mention of his Taxes he refuses to show – first Presidential candidate to be excused from that.

    No mention of his many bigoted, racist, mysogenist, violence encouraging statements? repeated far too many times for me to ‘ever’ forget.

    No mention of his tax-haven shared with Hillary Clinton in Delaware

    No mention of Trump’s rating in the dumps with Business leaders and bureaus

    No mention of the 3,400 law suites still active against him, that definitely question his bragging about his money and making it through debt in addition to bribes, charging tax payers for multitude of bankruptcies,

    No mention of his products made with slave labor, outsourced to the same China he’s so critical of.

    No mention of his threat to black people and protestors “I’m going to get rid of them when I’m elected (stated on live tv during 2nd or 4th rally where they were assaulted by his audience, who punched and kicked and stompled them on national telievision.

    No mention of his raping his wife as she stated in her book. If it was not true, then why diddn’t he sue?

    No mention of his current rape charges, multitude of women who confirm his sexual advances and groping (illegal)

    No mention of his MAFIA dealings, strange bribed contracts

    That’s just off the top of my head – from recollection.
    Did I mention his past history of racism according to his own friends and employees?

    Did I mention many of those 3,400 law suites are from his business dealings and employees?

    Do I need to string a list of links for those who blindly follow the buffoon?

    ELEPHANT IN A CHINA SHOP. BUT YOU THE FASCISTS WANTTO GIVE HIM THE CODES TO NUCLEAR MISSLES, BILLIONS OFTONS OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS, NERVE AGENT ENOUGH TO DESTROY EVERY DROP OF WATER, LAND AND OXYGEN ON EARTH.

    DID I MENTION HE WAS A C STUDENT?

    WHY NO MENTION OR VETTING OF HIS FATHER AND FAMILY LIKE HE DID PRESIDENT OBAMA AND TED CRUZ???

    DID I MENTION HE WAS A DRAFT DODGER?

    Now you done it, so much stuff I forgot what you started with.

    Oh yeah, forgot about he stated he bribed half the people on stage at the debates, that’s at least 4 or 5 more.

    How about the deaths of people he didn’t like or who were going to testify against him.

    oh yeah, how about that slush fund he used charity money to cover costs of his campaign. Indicted, not going away.

    lots more coming to mind but made my point. This article leaves out the context of things he’s allowed to get away with by media and his fasicsts supporting him.

    https://www.forwardprogressives.com/newsweek-exposes-trump-either-committed-perjury-or-lied-about-jeb-bush-bribe/

    • William Kirk

      You should really update and fact check your copy/paste summations. – js

      • 1Smith1

        No need to update. 99% of the things listed haven’t changed. The only thing that’s changed is in the last 5 hours of tRump talking, he’s lied 87 more times.

    • What about his daughter’s clothing line being made in China and his army of $7/hr Honduran maids cleaning his motels that could be $15/hr American jobs? Can you imagine what would happen if you grabbed his daughter’s puzzy? A minimum of 1 year in prison, if not dead in 48 hrs …but he makes a sport of it and gets to be leader of the world! Damn the ‘law’!

      Where have you been? we need you on these boards !!!