Lies and the Lying Liars That Tell Them

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    I keep seeing RWers on this board decrying President Obama's "lying" so I decided to look a bit into who the liars are. Here's the Politifact breakdown:

    Romney

    True: 20
    Mostly True: 17
    Half True: 19
    Mostly False: 13
    False: 16
    Pants on Fire: 9

    Or 60% True and 40% not

    Santorum

    True: 3
    Mostly True: 0
    Half True: 6
    Mostly False: 3
    False: 3
    Pants on Fire: 1

    56% True 44% Not

    Gingrich

    True: 3
    Mostly True: 4
    Half True: 9
    Mostly False: 7
    False: 9
    Pants on Fire: 8

    40% True 60% Not

    Perry

    True: 15
    Mostly True: 12
    Half True: 31
    Mostly False: 22
    False: 23
    Pants on Fire: 12

    50% True 50% Not

    President Obama

    True: 80
    Mostly True: 75
    Half True: 82
    Mostly False: 42
    False: 51
    Pants on Fire: 4

    71% True 29% Not

    So, if I were looking for the most truthful candidate...President Obama is still my guy!

    Wow, that Gingrich is a professional liar though isn't he?

    Oh, and sorry Paul Heads, I was only looking at the candidates that stand even a remote chance of being the nominee.
     
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    Cool. Obama lies less than some other politicians. No wonder this country is a clusterfuck... Personally, I have slightly higher standards for 'my guy'... he needs to be honest. But, you console yourself with voting for a liar who lies just like the rest of them by pretending it's acceptable to lie as long as you lie less than the other guy.

    Fucking idiot.

    Oh, and.... put a fucking link in for your bullshit stats, assclown.
     
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    Fantastic! Who's your guy? I said right in my OP that the stats came from Politifact. You can't go to www.politifact.com without having a link? And that makes ME the "assclown"? Okay.
     
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    i dont find it reassuring that obama is the littlest liar amid them....that still leaves a lot of room ...doesnt it?

    too much situational ethics in the world today.
     
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    Politifact Really? :lmao:
     
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    It is NOT what he says, but what he does that's the problem. Ron Paul would be the best replacement as he would pull our troops out of places we don't belong.
     
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    Deflection from a RWer? How shocking. Do you have alternate sources that tell a different story?
     
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    I can, but the forum rules are that you provide a link. Not rocket science, is it?

    The reason why I don't have 'a guy' is that they are all fucking dishonest. I don't find it acceptable to say 'my guy lies less than your guy'.... because I have higher standards. Of course, this makes me slightly off kilter from many Americans - most of y'all appear incapable of holding your politicians accountable. Which is why our country is a fucking mess. You are the problem. I am the solution.
     
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    There is a reason that the same joke has been around since God was a general...

    How do you tell when a politician is lying?
     
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    Try a non biased source.

    Thats where the left falls apart.
     

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