Unwinding a Lie: Donald Trump and ‘Birtherism’

Unwinding a Lie: Donald Trump and ‘Birtherism’:

“He nurtured the conspiracy like a poisonous flower, watering and feeding it with an ardor that still baffles and embarrasses many around him.

Mr. Trump called up like-minded sowers of the same corrosive rumor, asking them for advice on how to take a falsehood and make it mainstream in 2011, as he weighed his own run for the White House.”

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