There is absolutely no penalty for lying, in politics. None. Zip. Nada. Sarah Palin could stand atop a stage and declare herself moon-goddess of Endor, and it wouldn't make a bit of difference. Yes, the papers would correct her. There would be a few cable stories on how there was no prior record of her being declared a moon-goddess. In the end, however, it would not matter, and it would not matter because Republicans have decided that it does not.
Tuesday, September 09, 2008
Speaking of "Hunters"...
Hunter at Daily Kos is amusing as always - today's subject is the tendency of Republicans to lie, and the tendency of the Traditional media to ignore the fact that they lie: