Amanda Carpenter on her book “Gaslighting America: Why We Love It When Trump Lies to Us”

October 4, 2018

By Institute of Politics

IOP Pritzker Fellow Amanda Carpenter discusses her book "Gaslighting America: Why We Love It When Trump Lies to Us". Drawing on her experiences as a senior communications advisor and speechwriter for Senator Ted Cruz’s 2016 presidential campaign, Ms. Carpenter deconstructed President Trump’s strategies of “fake narratives and conspiracy theories” that allow him to maintain a base level of support. This conversation was moderated by Eric Oliver, Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago.

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