The Good, the Baddy Bad and the Goodie Good Bad Bad Baddy Bad

October 21, 2017

Super Baby DonDon has a problem. A nice problem. Now that I know General Kelly is willing to lie his ass off for me even while discussing the death of his son—and this moves me, I’m so moved—I’m wondering how much of my lying I should outsource to him.

Folks, lying as often as I do is exhausting. When you lie, you have to remember what you said before, because you can’t say what actually happened and people jump all over you if you try to replace Lie A with Lie B. Kelly, a systems guy, has told me to write down all my lies so I remember them, but if I did I’d have no time left to attack people.

So we’re doing a poll, asking people this question: if you knew General Kelly was telling a lie a day for 30 consecutive days, would you find him more or less credible than Super Baby DonDon? People, you may be contacted by pollsters. If so, please remember: just tell the truth. Because telling the truth is so important.

In this case

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Andrew Feinberg is the author of Four Score and Seven, a novel that imagines Abe Lincoln comes back to life for two weeks during the 2016 campaign and encounters a candidate who, some say, resembles Donald Trump. It is available on Amazon. He is the author or co-author of five non-fiction books. His political journalism and humor have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Playboy, GQ, Barron's and Kiplinger's Personal Finance.

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