A two-faced person is one who is deceitful, insincere, double-dealing, Janus-faced, hypocritical, backstabbing, false, fickle, untrustworthy, duplicitous, deceiving, dissembling, dishonest and a liar. This unflattering portrait fits our Chief Executive, Donald Trump, like a glove.
Our first President, George Washington, was thought so truthful, honest and upright that it was believed that from the time he was 6 years old that he couldn’t tell a lie.
No such truth-telling myth will ever apply to Mr. Trump; almost every day, he tells a whopper.
President Washington composed a code of civility not to reproach another for “infirmities of nature,” not to show “yourself glad at the misfortune of another,” not to “let your conversation be of malice or envy,” and not to utter “base and frivolous things” including “things hard to be believed.” Mr. Trump fails this measure of civility in every respect. Continue reading