A Bothered Mind
"The public is lied to every day by the President, by his spokespeople, by his officers. If you can’t handle the thought that the President lies to the public for all kinds of reasons, you couldn’t stay in the government at that level, or you’re made aware of it, a week. … The fact is Presidents rarely say the whole truth—essentially, never say the whole truth—of what they expect and what they’re doing and what they believe and why they’re doing it and rarely refrain from lying, actually, about these matters."
- Daniel Ellsberg, whistleblower, activist and former military analyst for the RAND corporation who, in 1971, released The Pentagon Papers, a top secret Pentagon study of U.S government decision making about the Vietnam war. He was the first whistleblower to be tried under the espionage act.

"The public is lied to every day by the President, by his spokespeople, by his officers. If you can’t handle the thought that the President lies to the public for all kinds of reasons, you couldn’t stay in the government at that level, or you’re made aware of it, a week. … The fact is Presidents rarely say the whole truth—essentially, never say the whole truth—of what they expect and what they’re doing and what they believe and why they’re doing it and rarely refrain from lying, actually, about these matters."

- Daniel Ellsberg, whistleblower, activist and former military analyst for the RAND corporation who, in 1971, released The Pentagon Papers, a top secret Pentagon study of U.S government decision making about the Vietnam war. He was the first whistleblower to be tried under the espionage act.

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  4. untoldpretties said: I agree completely. I don’t trust the government or anything they tell me. I know who I think the lesser of two evils is, but I’m not delusional. They are going to do/say what they have to to get re-elected.
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