I know this is gonna seem like a hell of a stretch, but his blatant, flat-out lies and denials about his tax plan, the $716 billion Medicare bullshit and so forth reminded me of...
This Eddie Murphy skit from decades ago:
...which, of course, inspired this highly-irritating, but catchy hit song from a few years back:
Seriously, this is the strategy. Lie, and lie, and lie again. It's become such a part of the DNA that he lies even when they has no need to.
No wonder he's gotten so good at knowing when his own kids are lying to him--where do you think they learned it from?
(and yes, this is likely the only time in history that the tags "Mitt Romney, Eddie Murphy and Shaggy" will be used in the same diary).