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With a few tweaks, Donald Trump's ad calling Ben Carson a pathological liar could be about himself.

Trump tweeted “Happy Friday the 13th” with a link to the Instagram video, which shows Carson saying that when he was a teenager, he tried to stab a friend. That’s followed by a CNN clip of a childhood friend saying Carson wasn’t violent as a kid. The ad says, “Violent criminal? Or pathological liar? We don’t need either as president.”

It’s harsh. But it could apply to Trump, too. Trump’s ex-wife claimed he violently attacked her, then recanted. And Trump is well-known for embellishing the truth. In a 1990 Vanity Fair story, Trump’s lawyer said, “Donald is a believer in the big-lie theory... If you say something again and again, people will believe you.”

Happy Friday the 13th

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