Regardless of T-dolts pat on the back, this is a trite little analysis.
If you want to call him a liar, that is great, I don't really care. He can be ambitious, he can be a liar, he can be vying for all sorts of political gain, that's all wonderful.
But as soon as your diatribe gets away from the personal attacks it really has nothing to say... strange how that works. Look, there are plenty of ways to postulate scenarios that support either left or right viewpoints.
Many cheesedicks will jump up and down and pat you on the back if you spin a scenario for them, well done, but that isn't the point.
The point is, WHY DIDN'T THEY GO FOR IT?