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Trust Issues

The Orange Elephant in the Room

Public trust is eroding for plenty of reasons, but let’s not discount the man at the heart of it all

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TThe presidency of Donald J. Trump and the campaign he ran to get to the White House have been fueled by lies and misinformation that undermine the public’s trust in government and the electoral…

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Michiko Kakutani

Michiko Kakutani

former chief book critic, The New York Times; author of "The Death of Truth: Notes on Falsehood in the Age of Trump" (coming July 17, 2018)

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