If your FB newsfeed is anything like mine, it’s starting to feel like Fall 2016 all over again. After Senator Dick Durbin’s (D-IL) accusation this week that Trump referred to several nations as “shithole” countries, I saw my newsfeed explode with Trump bashing.
The references to Trump were at levels I haven’t seen since it seems many people had decided to take the political posts down a notch (interesting study I’d like to read: The Number of Friendships Ended Over the 2016 Election).
Here’s the thing, is it even true Trump made the comment? He denies it. So it is a case of he said/he said. Let’s consider the source of the allegations, Senator Dick Durbin. It turns out, Durbin has been called out for lying several times, and even the Obama white house agreed he is a liar. And today, his fellow Senator, David Perdue (D-Ga) also said Durbin is lying,