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Clinton's Fibs vs. Trump's Huge Lies by Maureen Dowd

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'ONE persistent narrative in American politics is that Hillary Clinton is a slippery, compulsive liar while Donald Trump is a gutsy truth-teller. Trump voters  argue that Clinton is an inveterate liar and crook, yet when pressed they draw from the same handful of examples.' 'Let’s investigate' says Dowd:  PolitiFact: 27 percent of Clinton’s statements it looked at were mostly false compared with 70% of Trump’s. It said 2% of HRC's statements it reviewed were  “pants on fire” lies, compared with 19% of Trump’s - nine times the share of flat-out lies!' You don’t need to go back 8 years to find a Trump embellishment; 8 minutes is more than sufficient. In March, Politico chronicled a week of Trump remarks and found on average one misstatement every 5 minutes. The Huffington Post once chronicled 71 inaccuracies in an hourlong town hall session — more than one a minute.' Read the facts!

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