On November 27 2016, Donald Trump posted the following claim on Twitter:
The thing is, there’s absolutely no evidence to support such a claim. The assertion that there were millions of illegal votes in the 2016 election is baseless. It’s unfounded. No, really, unfounded. A crazy internet-based conspiracy theory. Entirely bogus.
These are the words used by journalists today to describe Donald Trump’s claim. There’s one word they haven’t used, a word that they should use:
President-Elect Donald Trump lied. President-Elect Donald Trump is a liar. These words need to be said out loud online, and the message itself needs to be spread in real life: