The constitutional right to lie

Former President Donald J. Trump reportedly told more than 30,000 falsehoods while in office. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/Tribune News Service

This editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Jan. 26:

NEW YORK (Tribune News Service) — Long before his own -MeToo demise as a U.S. senator, satirst Al Franken wrote a shocking investigative exposé of politicians and pundits who — prepare yourself — don’t always tell the truth.

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