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For Trump Troopers, the truth is just a theory, it’s relative

By Warren Kinsella      

What matters isn’t who is right or who is wrong. What matters is figuring out what someone’s truth is, and selling it back to them. Ask Donald Trump; he knows. It's sad, but it's true.

To succeed in most political parties, you have to have an innate ability to ascertain what the collective truth is at any given moment, and pivot towards the changed truth in an instant, without breaking into a sweat. All while keeping a straight face. In political parties, this skill is highly prized. Donald Trump’s core audience know he tells them lies. They don’t care. Photograph courtesy Gage Skidmore

TORONTO—Your perspective on last week's Republican National Convention depends on your politics, of course. If you are in any way progressive, it was a five-alarm dumpster fire, a bonfire of insanities, a crazy conflagration of fear and loathing. It made Fight Club and Dr. Strangelove seem like newsreel footage. If you are a Trump-style conservative, however, none of that matters in the slightest. To you, and those like you, the liberal media establishment are slime, and they lie

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