Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, returned to a form of “alternative facts” during an appearance on NBC News’ Meet the Press today when he declared, “Truth isn’t truth.”
Chuck Todd: “Truth is truth”
Rudy Giuliani: “No, it isn’t truth. Truth isn’t truth!”
Todd: ‘This is going to be a bad meme” pic.twitter.com/sCigedU8zS
— Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) August 19, 2018
Giuliani’s “truth isn’t truth” line reminds me of this moment from Trump last month.
“It’s all working out. Just remember: What you’re seeing and what you’re reading is not what’s happening.” (via ABC) pic.twitter.com/EAszZaD1ZA
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) August 19, 2018
Chuck Todd: “Truth is truth. I don’t mean to go like…”
Rudy Giuliani: “Truth isn’t truth. Ham isn’t ham. Trees have arms and leaves are their fingers. Eggplant. I am the Chinchilla King. Nothing is real. There are only shadows. Howdy. Howdy. Flurrzanza-BAM!”
Chuck Todd: “…”
— Rex Huppke (@RexHuppke) August 19, 2018
From Spicer & Conway’s alternative facts to Sanders’ daily dissembling, we can now add Giuliani’s “truth isn’t truth” to the hall of shame. Nothing is more corrosive to democracy than the idea that there is no truth. And no one has told more falsehoods than the President himself.
— Adam Schiff (@AdamSchiffCA) August 19, 2018