There was much to dislike in this week’s presidential debate — the lies, the rudeness, the inability of the White House incumbent to rise above the level of a cranky kindergartner.
For me, the low point came not when President Trump refused to condemn white supremacy, and not when he tore into the sons of Democratic candidate Joe Biden, but when he once again sought to convince the American people that he had single-handedly lowered the cost of prescription drugs.
Trump claimed that drug prices “will be coming down 80% or 90%” thanks to him.
He claimed that a series of executive orders have forced pharmaceutical companies to slash prices.
And the one that floored me: Trump claimed that the cost of insulin is now so low, it’s practically free.
“I’m getting it for so cheap, it’s like water,” he said. “You want to know the truth? So cheap.”