It’s Okay to Lie About Politics But Not Breakfast Spreads
Why do we hold Nutella to a higher truth standard than our presidential candidates?
A Twitter discussion with Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the general lack of integrity in reporting reminded me of this rant from Lewis Black on Tuesday’s “Daily Show.”
|The Daily Show with Jon Stewart||Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c|
|Back in Black – Campaign Fibs|
The bit is annoying even if I give away the punch line: it’s okay for politicians to lie to us in TV ads; we hold breakfast spreads to a higher standard.