Why do liars lie? Because they like it. Getting someone to accept a falsehood is to exercise control. Lying is a power trip.
That said, the people of Wyoming falling for Trump’s schtick should be ashamed of themsellves.

Other thoughts of the morning.
The American fixation on personalities is a consequence of the natural person being ignored. People have to show off to be noticd.

Opinion polling does not compensate for people being ignored because the questions are all loaded and the answers are lumped. So polling just adds to the depersonalization. That is, if the polling is not manipulative and deceptive. Most are.

Paul Manafort is writing a book in which he claims Michael Cohen spied on Trump. Talk about the pot calling the kettle black. What was it Manafort and Kilimnik were doing at the IRI? Oh right, gathering intelligence and promoting regime change is not spying! Will the IRI ever be defunded?