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When is it actually a “lie”?

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Kevin Drum has a very interesting post at Mother Jones. From the post:

If someone says something with no evidence, is it a lie? Please don’t try to evade the question with a knowing reference to On Bullshit, either. Let’s assume—because I’m a charitable guy—that Trump isn’t affirmatively aware that there are no terrorist attacks that the media has ignored, and is deliberately saying the opposite. Let’s assume, instead, that he just doesn’t know, and said it because it sounded good.

Is that a lie?

Written by LeisureGuy

6 February 2017 at 6:28 pm

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