He wanted to remove the report contradicting his own letter of reprimand and replace it with what would have amounted to a signed confession for something they couldn't find the evidence to support because, frankly, the allegations were fabricated.
The Slide 11/4/22
The alcohol was whispering lies into her ear, far louder than my voice as I pleaded with her to stop. She began buying wine by the cases and drinking the vast majority of entire bottles of vodka in a sitting. The alcohol told her that she’s strong enough to control her drinking and control the alcohol. Then it congratulated her on her strength in only drinking when she wanted because, clearly, she could stop at any time.
The Lie 2/2/21
the more you hear a lie, regardless of how outrageous it is, the more “true” it sounds to you.
When Lies Become Truths 1/11/21
Despite attempts at reason to convince these misguided soles, they continued to listen to the same source and his team. Goebbels’ assertion has been demonstrated by psychologists already, but what an amazing example in our own society