Journalists nationwide are scratching their heads, trying to figure out how to cover President Trump without using the word “lie.” While the prez has been caught making a slew of statements that aren’t quite true, news outlets such as NPR are avoiding the term out of concern that it sounds too judgmental.
“We’re scrambling to find other ways to say it,” said one befuddled newspaperman. “We don’t want readers to think we’re biased or disrespectful.”
As an aid to journalists, we’ve put together this handy list of three dozen terms they can use instead of the offensive “lie.”
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