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

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Big rig crashes on train tracks in Merced County

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Two injured in crash on Yosemite Boulevard

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Officer-involved shooting in Atwater

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'What are we going to do with people who no longer have a home?'

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A look at widespread fire devastation in Santa Rosa

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Taking a knee: How Colin Kaepernick started an NFL movement

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Free spay/neuter for Pit Bulls and Chihuahuas

Scene from vehicle wreck in Turlock 0:24

Scene from vehicle wreck in Turlock

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Highlights | Downey 55, Johansen 24

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

Firefighters with the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District stopped flames in a barn from spreading to a nearby house south of Oakdale on Monday, Oct. 17, 2017. Watch this point-of-view video shot by the agency.
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

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

Scene from vehicle wreck in Turlock 0:24

Scene from vehicle wreck in Turlock