Of course they're White lies. She white, and she lies.
Hicks left because now the headline will read, "former White House communications director..." And Trump will claim she had a "minor role" for "a very short period of time" and he "hardly knew her" (in the biblical sense), "never relied on her advice" and "he probably couldn't identify her".
A well reasoned argument is like a diamond: impervious to corruption and crystal clear - and infinitely rarer.
Here, as elsewhere, people are outraged at what feels like a rigged game -- an economy that won't respond, a democracy that won't listen, and a financial sector that holds all the cards. - Robert Reich