Trump’s lie about fallen soldiers shows how he makes America dumber

He takes his own limited experience and characterizes it as unique, extraordinary, and unprecedented. No one has ever done this before, no one has accomplished so much, no one knows more than I do. There’s an element of the salesman’s puffery at work, but it also comes from a place of pure ignorance.

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Point of View | Stanislaus Consolidated firefighters tackle barn fire northeast of Modesto 2:03

Point of View | Stanislaus Consolidated firefighters tackle barn fire northeast of Modesto

Two injured in crash on Yosemite Boulevard 0:29

Two injured in crash on Yosemite Boulevard

Death investigation underway on Claribel 0:35

Death investigation underway on Claribel

Demolition under way at condemned apartment building on Modesto's Ninth Street 0:43

Demolition under way at condemned apartment building on Modesto's Ninth Street

These machines hope to reduce dust during almond harvesting in the Central Valley 2:18

These machines hope to reduce dust during almond harvesting in the Central Valley

FBI: Hang up on callers claiming to have kidnapped loved ones 1:06

FBI: Hang up on callers claiming to have kidnapped loved ones

More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism 1:44

More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism

Highlights | Downey 55, Johansen 24 0:46

Highlights | Downey 55, Johansen 24

Scene from vehicle wreck in Turlock 0:24

Scene from vehicle wreck in Turlock

Women should go for Donald Trump opposites, singles party organizer says 1:43

Women should go for Donald Trump opposites, singles party organizer says

Driver injured in west Modesto

A woman was injured when she apparently lost control of a car while backing out of a store parking lot on Robertson Road in Modesto,CA, on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, the California Highway Patrol reported. (John Holland/jholland@modbee.com)
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Driver injured in west Modesto 0:46

Driver injured in west Modesto

Point of View | Stanislaus Consolidated firefighters tackle barn fire northeast of Modesto 2:03

Point of View | Stanislaus Consolidated firefighters tackle barn fire northeast of Modesto

Two injured in crash on Yosemite Boulevard 0:29

Two injured in crash on Yosemite Boulevard

Breathtaking view of fall colors in the Sierra as birds would see them 1:31

Breathtaking view of fall colors in the Sierra as birds would see them