This president lies. Granted, every president tells the occasional politically expedient untruth.
This is probably as close as we'll get to a mea culpa in Trump World.
"Don't Make Any Sudden Moves" is the advice offered to the new president by Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations, which has not traditionally been known as a beer hall of populist beliefs.
It was, arguably, the most telling moment of Donald Trump's inauguration speech.
We've been instructed not to take our new president literally but instead seriously (in the felicitous phrasing of Salena Zito).
There was a time when American voters had to wonder whether Barack Obama was personally corrupt.
A recent tweet from @realDonaldTrump: "John Lewis is an American hero. I look forward to working with him in the years to come." That, my friends, is what's known as "fake news."
Since World War II, the two men who have most terrified this city by winning the presidency are Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump.
Dog trainers have long advised owners against reacting to their pets' attention-seeking antics -- the barking, jumping and pushiness.
The Russians, and I don't mean the ones from the "stan" countries, are white.
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