“Many people have come out and said I’m right”* is Trump’s justification for his vision of the world. By repeating something so often, and confounding the world with so many absurdities, both sides of the political divide are overwhelmed by his ludicrous and conflicting utterances.
This specter of absurdity blinds one with deeper confirmation bias such that the definition of normal shifts to the new un-real reality.
Please find the time to read: http://time.com/4675860/donald-trump-fake-news-attacks/ a long form essay and response to Trump’s attack on the media and independent thinking.
*Interview with Bill O’Reily discussing voter fraud 2/5/17 6:49 minutes