You have to wonder what kind of pathological liar would say "I saw my father march with Martin Luther King" in the highest profile speech of his career when it never happened. After all, lots of us have dads who we never watched march with Martin Luther King -- it's not like this is something you vitally need to fake to stay politically viable. And yet, he said it. And yet, it's not true. And his replies are terrible: "You know, I speak in the sense of I saw my dad become president of American Motors. I wasn’t actually there when he became president of American Motors . . . When we say, ‘I saw the Patriots win the World Series, it doesn’t necessarily mean you were there — excuse me, the Super Bowl."

Meanwhile, the prospect of Boston winning World Series, Super Bowl, and NBA Championship is all too real. Someone needs to check this gathering threat.

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