The thing we have to remember about Donald Trump in the weeks, days and months to come is this: He lies. He lies every day, as often as he wants, about trivial things and about important things. It's why I'm putting no stock in the leaks coming out of Trump Ivory Tower about cabinet members, and it's why everything he tweets should be considered a lie.
Tonight, he tweeted this:
If you were to read those tweets, you might want to go see when it is that Ford announced they were moving production from their Kentucky plants to Mexico. My first instinct was to say, wow, so the corporate overlords are giving Trump some credibility!
I would have been wrong. So too, would you, if you read them that way.
Because there was never any plan for Ford to move production of Lincolns to Mexico from their Kentucky plant. They are planning to move small vehicle production to Mexico, but they are also planning, in accordance with their union agreements, to retool their Michigan plant to build SUVs and larger vehicles.
As explained in the video clip above from tonight's Last Word, Donald Trump just took a congratulatory call from Mr. Ford, and immediately twisted it into a lie to gaslight people and stoke love amongst his loving fans.
Keep careful watch. This is happening before he gets to the White House. Just wait until he's there.