Power of Story Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -
Best Web OpEds

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

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz     Permalink

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags  

Funny 2  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 8/7/16

Author 40790

Pants on Fire
Pants on Fire
(Image by Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

'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!

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.nytimes.com


- Advertisement -

Funny 2  
View Ratings | Rate It


I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

Other Series: View All 453 Articles in "lies & propaganda:: the rant"

Other Series: View All 94 Articles in "Media; its role in the 21st century"

Other Series: View All 517 Articles in "Public ignorance & those who use this"

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -