Putin started it
Trump may have perfected it.
At least he’s got it best in a big way so far.
You know the bit: just assert whatever “seems” or “must” or “should” or “might” or “might could have” or “obviously” be/have been – there must be a never ending number of modals I could keep having uproarious fun putting in quotes; but I am going to stop.
I am going to stop because of that old saw about “a picture is worth…”