With Donald Trump assuming the Republican nomination for presidency, many GOP politicians who once opposed him, are now, if not endorsing, at least supporting him. This post takes a look inside the cognitive gyrations necessary to accomplish this feat.
Once a falsehood or an honest mistake has been introduced into the electorate, it can take on a life of its own. It can be very difficult to scrub this from the consciousness of the population. This post explores the reasons behind people clinging to a disproved lie or errors like death panels in the ACA.