The Quantified Trump

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GOLF

"I'm going to be working for you. I'm not going to have time to go play golf." --Donald J. Trump, August, 2016

A site called Trump Golf Count keeps track of the president's number of trips to resorts, the number of rounds of golf and the cost to taxpayers and every other presidential golf-related factoid on the public record. 

As of this posting on July 20, 2018: Trump has gone on golf outings 121 times at a cost to taxpayers in excess of $69 million (much of that paid to himself, in violation of the Constitution). 

LIES

President Donald Trump is a liar of world-historic proportions. Various media outlets have tried to quantify his falsehoods, and the latest comes from the Toronto Star

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According to the Star, 5.1 percent of all the words Trump says are part of a lie. 

But the most astonishing claim is that the Star says Trump is lying a lot more in recent days: He's now up to a 7.3 percent rate. That means for every 14 words he speaks, one of them is part of a lie. 

Last year, Trump averaged 2.9 lies per day. This year, he's up to 5.1 lies per day.