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Anatomy of a 'fake news' story

President Trump rails against "fake news." But just what is this so-called fake news, exactly? Let's take an in-depth look at one piece that — in my opinion — perfectly exemplifies fake news.

President Donald Trump speaks at a hangar rally at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, in this Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, file photo. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Shame: Democrats mute as America's president bashed overseas

We can disagree at home all we like, but when the president of the United States -- America's president -- goes overseas, we are all Americans. All of us. Whether you voted for the current president or not, Americans are bound together by the simple undeniable bond that we are all, in the end, just that: Americans.

In this May 25, 2018 file photo, Hillary Clinton smiles as she is introduced at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.   (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) **FILE**

Hillary Clinton rains on parade of Democrats in Selma -- again

Hillary Clinton just can't stop. The 71-year-old grandmother in terrible health, who occasionally falls down and breaks a limb or bangs her head so hard she suffers a concussion, will not simply go away. More than two years after she lost to Donald Trump in a stunning upset, the two-time loser keeps clinging to her former glory like an over-the-hill Hollywood actress.

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Democrats fine with convicted liar Cohen's fiction

Here's the problem with being a known liar: When you lie, and when you get caught lying -- when it's been proved, in a court of law, that you did, in fact, lie -- it becomes very difficult, if not impossible, to ever be seen again as truthful and honest.

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