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Friday, April 23, 2010

Fact-checking Lincoln

Posted By on Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 3:35 PM


The Bill Halter campaign provides a pretty thorough takedown of a recent Blanche Lincoln ad smear.

Unintentionally, however, it illustrates the beauty of the 30-second lie. It travels around the world in a nanosecond and is drilled into viewers brains' in the simplest fashion, while the facts of the issues -- however persuasive they may be -- are rarely heard, much less processed in any meaningful way.

So the lies continue.

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