PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World Navigating post-truth politics in Russia and America Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/686049/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend If the No. 1 one rule for surviving autocracy is "believe the autocrat," what's to be done when the autocrat contradicts himself on a daily basis?