Whether dupes or active participants, the damage is real (and points us back to 2016).
A favorite anecdote from Robert Caro’s first masterpiece is likely untrue.
Can the media fairly parse the statements of those running against President ‘Bottomless Pinocchio’?
Donald Trump lies with the ease that the rest of us tie our shoes. Will that fact have an impact on voters?
Donald Trump continues to lie at a record pace. Does anyone care?
Mitch McConnell has had an unsurprising change of heart on the issue of Senate consideration of Supreme Court nominees in a Presidential election year.
The President has hit a dubious milestone barely two years into his administration.
The President continues to lie at an astounding rate that only seems to be getting worse. Does anyone care?
In both cases, appeals to emotion are not diminished by disregard for accuracy.
Two years into his Presidency, Donald Trump continues to set the wrong kind of records.
The fact that this President is a congenital liar is well-known. The actual number of lies less than two years into his Presidency, though, is astounding.
Donald Trump’s lies became even more frequent during the recently-concluded campaign season.
President Trump is choosing money and moral cowardice over human life in his response to the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.
Donald Trump has been in office just over 600 days, and he’s proven beyond any doubt that he doesn’t care if what he says is the truth or not.
Since taking office, President Trump has made an average of 5.5 false claims per day.
Another day, another Trump lie.
Now Donald Trump is alleging that the 2016 Election was tainted by ‘illegal voting,’ even though he won!
Truth? Donald Trump can’t handle the truth.
Notwithstanding polling that indicates the American public disagrees with them, Senate Republicans emerged from a meeting today largely united on the idea of not giving any Supreme Court nominee named by President a hearing, or even the courtesy of a meeting.
As Ben Carson rises in the polls, it’s worth noting his many examples of having what can only be called a very odd relationship with truth and the basic facts of history.
The Kentucky Senator and medical doctor claims an undergraduate degree he doesn’t have.
Rather than being a bad thing, negative campaigning is an essential part of our political system.
The talking points prepared in the immediate aftermath of the Benghazi attack were heavily edited at the request of the State Department.
What’s the truth about last night’s debate exchange about Libya?
Mitt Romney is once again making completely false claims about the status of the United States Navy.
Paul Ryan pointed to a shuttered GM plant in his hometown as proof of Obama’s failed policies. The truth will make your head hurt.
At some point, however, using the bad actions of the past to justify worse actions in the present has to stop.
Romney’s new ad on a ruling issued by HHS on welfare-to-work requirements doesn’t pass the smell test.
A Pro-Obama SuperPAC is out with what may be the most despicable ad so far this election cycle.
A new report on Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital seems to be much ado about nothing.
Lies and misrepresentations in politics seem to be something the American people have come to, if not accept, at least expect.
Many on the right seem unwilling to condemn clearly offensive remarks by Rush Limbaugh
A Washington Post fact check calls this “true but false.”
During last night’s debate, Mitt Romney repeated a charge that has become part of the conservative zeitgeist. But is it true?