2014: The Year of The Perpetual Lie


Indyfromaz's Blog: The Thoughts of An Independent Arizonan

Remember when George Washington and “I cannot tell a Lie” was considered a virtue?

That’s ok, neither can anyone else these days.

America 2015, “I cannot tell the truth” more like.

“2014 was the year when truth was optional,” Kyle Smith writes at the New York Post. “2014 was the year when convenient fabrication was the weapon of choice for celebrities, activists, big business and politicians. 2014 was the Year of the Lie,” including, but not limited to:

Bowe Bergdahl. The IRS’s missing e-mails. Lena Dunham. “Hands up, don’t shoot.” Jonathan Gruber. GM and that faulty ignition switch. Andrew Cuomo and that anti-corruption commission. The Secret Service and that White House intruder. Rachel Noerdlinger and her “disabled” son. Rolling Stone and gang rape.

As Kyle notes:

“Even if you don’t find that it’s true, it’s a valid rallying cry,” Ferguson protester Taylor Gruenloh told The Associated Press. If a few…

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