Sooner or later, most administrations are tagged with a memory-lasting nickname that profiles a not-too-kind event that defines their performance while in office. Nixon had his Watergate, which soon became the basic genesis for future examples. Some "-gates" were less effective than others. Today, we have the emergence of "Sharpie-gate" which seems to define it all - deceit and falsehood and continued denial that he was ever wrong:
|(Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)|
|'What I said was accurate!': Trump stays fixated on his Alabama error as hurricane pounds the Carolinas|
|For a fourth straight day, Trump's White House sought to clean up the president's mistaken warnings to Alabama, releasing statements, disseminating alternative hurricane maps and attacking the media.|
|By Toluse Olorunnipa and Josh Dawsey|
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