Guest host Max Kerman on American politics and Trump’s lies.

Facts Are Facts, America

Facts Are Facts, America

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Aug. 21 2018 7:29 PM

Trolls and Trump’s Lies

How one Canadian journalist spends his days fact-checking Donald Trump.

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President Donald Trump speaks to the media at the White House on Friday in Washington.

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Trump has lied so many times since he took office that it’s difficult for the normal person to focus on them. Luckily we’ve got Daniel Dale at the Toronto Star keeping track. Dale joins us to talk about what it’s like reporting on American politics as a Canadian, including the similarities of covering former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.

In the Spiel, how to engage with trolls.

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Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder and Pierre Bienaimé.

Max Kerman is the frontman for the band Arkells. He also co-hosts a weekly pop culture podcast called Mike on Much.