The left has no shame when reporting or publishing fallacious content. Any means to the end, right? In this case, Michael Wolff may have gone too far. It did seem to be just too explosive and hysterical to have any truth to it. And now he admits there “may” be some deviations from the truth.
The Political Insider reports:
And suddenly it all unraveled.
The tantalizing new book by journalist Michael Wolff, titled “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” has caused quite a storm in Washington.
The book is chock-full of juicy revelations about President Trump, including remarks by staffers who think the President is an immature idiot not fit for his role as chief executive. Journalists are gobbling up Wolff’s slanderous tract, and are eagerly spreading around its most damning quotes on social media.
The president quickly comes out with his side of the story, that is completely unlike anything being published in Wolff’s book.
I authorized Zero access to White House (actually turned him down many times) for author of phony book! I never spoke to him for book. Full of lies, misrepresentations and sources that don’t exist. Look at this guy’s past and watch what happens to him and Sloppy Steve!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 5, 2018
… That’s all funny because even Wolff says in his book that much of what he allegedly learned in the White House may not be true. According to Business Insider, “The author of the explosive new book about Donald Trump’s presidency acknowledged in the book that he wasn’t certain all of its content was true.”
And while Wolff makes no effort to corroborate stories, he stands by his reporting…
“Many of the accounts of what has happened in the Trump White House are in conflict with one another; many, in Trumpian fashion, are baldly untrue. These conflicts, and that looseness with the truth, if not with reality itself, are an elemental thread of the book.
“Sometimes I have let the players offer their versions, in turn allowing the reader to judge them. In other instances I have, through a consistency in the accounts and through sources I have come to trust, settled on a version of events I believe to be true.”
This isn’t the last you’ll hear about this story. It may just backfire, in a big way, as the story develops.