The Trump Lexicon: a Guide To ‘alternative Facts’ And ‘MAGA’
The Trump lexicon: a guide to ‘alternative facts’ and ‘MAGA’
U.S. President Donald Trump told voters he would put America first in his inauguration speech. The Anti-Defamation League asked Trump to stop using the term in 2016. (Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump often studs his speech with colourful turns of phrase that are usually hyperbolic, typically patriotic and at times plain puzzling. Similarly, Trump’s staff has introduced a series of new terms — such as “alternative facts” and “undercover voters” — into the discourse.
The president, who once famously claimed he “had the best words,” is finding his language more closely scrutinized than ever, now that he has taken office.