For reminding America that demagoguery feeds on despair and that truth is only as powerful as the trust in those who speak it, for empowering a hidden electorate by mainstreaming its furies and live-streaming its fears, and for framing tomorrow’s political culture by demolishing yesterday’s, Donald Trump is TIME’s 2016 Person of the Year.
Truth. Time alluded to the importance of truth.
Remember the Washington Post journalist who took it upon himself to list all the lies Trump said every day during the elections?
Yeah, there were double-digit days.
Donald Trump said 18 false things today. https://t.co/uTT4zSEFe4