On October 4th, around one month before the Presidential election, radio station Radio Free Brooklyn displayed a massive mural titled “Wall of Lies” outside Pine Box Rock Shop at 12 Grattan St. in Bushwick. The wall has been created to highlight more than 20,000 false or misleading claims by President Donald Trump since he has been in office. Apparently, all the quotes featured on this wall have been fact-checked by The Washington Post. Turns out, all of the President’s claims featured on the “Wall of Lies” are in chronological order and color-coded by categories.

According to The Washington Post, Donald Trump has made 20,055 false or misleading claims in 1,267 days

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“Seen from a distance, it looks like chaos—perhaps an apt metaphor for this presidency, but when you step closer, you can read the individual lies, which are in chronological order color-coded by categories like coronavirus, Russia, immigration, the environment, and jobs. Then when you step back, you can recognize patterns in Trump’s lying,” Bushwick artist Phil Buehler, who suggested the display, told Bushwick Daily.

All the quotes are in chronological order and color-coded by categories

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“The original idea of the project was for a radio marathon, 24/7 on-air reading of all of Trump’s lies on Radio Free Brooklyn for a full week before the election,” Radio Free Brooklyn Executive Director Tom Tenney told Bushwick Daily.

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“It was just too good an idea not to happen somehow,” Buehler told Bushwick Daily. “Since I’ve been making large-scale panoramic photographs of political events, a gigantic mural of all the lies seemed the perfect match to Tom’s original idea.”

“The original idea of the project was for a radio marathon, 24/7 on-air reading of all of Trump’s lies”

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Sadly, on October 8th, the wall was vandalized and covered in graffiti by Trump supporters. “When we saw that the wall had been vandalized, my first reaction was rage,” Tenney told BK Reader. “But that was soon replaced with determination to not let bullies win, and we decided that we’d build another one, and make it even bigger.”

On October 8th, the wall was vandalized and covered in graffiti

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The new wall is 100 feet long—twice as big as the original one

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After the original wall was vandalized, Radio Free Brooklyn jumped into action and set up a GoFundMe page to raise some money for a new wall. In two weeks, the radio raised over $4,000 and got the new wall installed at Lafayette and Grand Streets. Turns out, the new wall is twice as big as the original (100 feet long) and it also includes Black Lives Matter artworks by local artists.

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