Even in an age of fact-check journalism, the political whopper lives

Josh Mandel's already casual relationship with the truth took a turn toward outright estrangement this month.
The Republican state treasurer and aspiring U.S. senator blamed incumbent rival Sherrod Brown for Ohio jobs relocating to China, a transparent attempt to turn Brown's strong position on foreign trade into a weakness.
Mixing audacity with absurdity, the claim earned a Pants on Fire rating from PolitiFact Ohio. Full Story »

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