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Counting Lies: How Obama Deepens
Distrust in the Presidency

National Journal, by Ron Fournier

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Posted By:EagleEye, 6/22/2014 1:19:30 PM

Along with two wars and massive debt, President Bush left Barack Obama a legacy of false statements – nearly 1,000 of them on the Iraq War alone, according to Charles Lewis, author of "935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America´s Morale Integrity." After promising the most transparent and ethical administration in history, Obama picked up where Bush left off – further eroding the public´s faith in the presidency. (Snip) Because the book is a warning: Every lie and subtle distortion undermines not only your boss, but your entire industry and country. "My career in journalism has coincided with a tragic period in American

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Yet, more trees to be cut down for a book that blames 0bama "because" President Bush did it first. Don´t waste your time on this book, nor forget to realize the BDS can never be called a mental illness to collect Social Security disability (dRATS Catch-22).

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/22/2014 1:24:24 PM     (No. 9895689)

I don´t believe Bush or Cheney ever lied to the American people. Take this book and put it back into your diseased brain.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tnorling, 6/22/2014 1:46:09 PM     (No. 9895714)

Oh, the "they all do it" defense of Obama. Nice try.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mc squared, 6/22/2014 1:53:21 PM     (No. 9895719)

935? W wasn´t on the TV half as often as Bami.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: birddog, 6/22/2014 2:17:33 PM     (No. 9895734)

A "Lie" is an untruth knowingly stated as a fact...there is a HUGE difference between that and a statement of "The best known" at a particular time that subsequent information proves to be wrong.
The whole "Bush Lies!" thing can be traced back to Algore..who didn´t even say it. He used "Misled" instead...which,though an opinion, could be argued as relevant. The PAC´s and partisans jumped ugly with the chorus of "Lies!,Lies!" that then became a near constant. Even during Clinton´s days..."misleading, contra-factual,discredited statement, walked back testimony" type euphemisms were the norm, and anything more direct was discredited as disrespectful to the "Office"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bpl40, 6/22/2014 3:45:57 PM     (No. 9895856)

To these people, a lie is anything that disagrees with their Socialist dogma. Whether it happens to be factual or not is the least bit relevant.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Wizard of IS, 6/22/2014 4:50:47 PM     (No. 9895910)

I have no doubt the title "935 lies..." is the biggest lie.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Janylou, 6/22/2014 5:26:06 PM     (No. 9895951)

Ron is pretty disappointed in his boy and the only way he can criticize him us to criticize Bush.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 6/22/2014 6:40:09 PM     (No. 9896025)

Yeah, Ron gets a glimmer of the corrosive power and effect of lies such as those foisted on us by the MFM over the last six years, and defaults to blaming it on Bush.

Really, Ron? Really? That´s the best ya got?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 6/22/2014 9:01:42 PM     (No. 9896145)

What has Zippy ever done to gain our trust ?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: chance_232, 6/22/2014 10:55:09 PM     (No. 9896207)

I have no doubt that the Bush "administration" stretched the truth, omitted details and exaggerated. Obama on the other hand will wiz on your leg and insist that its raining.

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