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It’s not so much that Donald Trump (and those around him) blatantly lies much of the time. It’s that they believe most of us are stupid enough to believe him in the face of the overwhelming evidence otherwise. And that they believe they’ll easily get away with it.

The frightening part is that they’re quite possible correct in their assumptions.

Trump Shows Hurricane’s Path With Apparent Doctored Bubble To Include Alabama
By Kate Riga September 4, 2019 2:53 pm

President Donald Trump on Wednesday displayed a map of Hurricane Dorian’s forecast path that appeared to feature a bubble scribbled on to include Alabama, a state which Trump had earlier insisted, against direct proof, would be hit.


Bad combover. Check. Too long red tie. Check. Orange spray tan. Check. Tiny hands. Check. Cluelessness. Check…

Hat tip, Dennis Mersereau:

18 U.S. Code § 2074.False weather reports

Whoever knowingly issues or publishes any counterfeit weather forecast or warning of weather conditions falsely representing such forecast or warning to have been issued or published by the Weather Bureau, United States Signal Service, or other branch of the Government service, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ninety days, or both.

Oh well, another Article of Impeachment.