Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Quotation Of The Day: Political Lying Season Edition

From a David Brooks conversation with Gail Collins:
The larger issue is that both campaigns have decided that deceptiveness carries no penalty. I know from conversations I’ve had that both campaigns do rigorous fact-checking. When the candidates say something partially or wholly false, they know exactly what they’re doing.
 Related: This Kevin Drum post suggesting that everyone should focus on the deception not the lies.

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