Campaigns Play Loose With Truth in a Fact-Check Age

Every four years there are lies in campaigns, and at times a blurry line between acceptable political argument and outright sophistry. But recent events have raised new questions about whether the political culture still holds any penalty for falsehood. Brooks Jackson, the director of FactCheck.org said that both sides have blithely gone on repeating statements that were found false. Full Story »

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