You're standing on my neck
Campaigns Play Loose With Truth in a Fact-Check Age
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.
Every four years there are lies in campaigns, and at times a blurry line between acceptable political argument and outright sophistry. But recent events — from the misleading statements in convention speeches to television advertisements repeating widely debunked claims — have raised new questions about whether the political culture still holds any penalty for falsehood.
Not every human is a manipulative, opportunistic, letch... or at least that's what I'm told.