Tweet You know that old joke, the one that goes “How can you tell when a politician is lying? His lips are moving.” That’s Obama. I think Obama’s skilled lying arises from the fact that he is a borderline personality, whether malignant narcissist or sociopath. These specific border personalities lie better than ordinary people because [...]
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Tweet “Facts are stubborn things.” — John Adams. “Ideologues are even more stubborn than facts.” — Bookworm A few nights ago, Mr. Bookworm watched the movie Shattered Glass with the children. It’s a fairly good retelling of the way in which Stephen Glass, a young feature writer at The New Republic, wrote a series of [...]
Tweet Obama’s lying again, which is always fascinating, because his lies fall into the “who are you going to believe — me or your lying eyes?” category. That is, it’s not as if he has a guilty little secret, and is lying. Nor is it a simple he said/she said scenary, in which you know [...]
Tweet In response to an earlier post I did about Obama’s habit of lying about easily verifiable events, beliefs and associations in his past, echeccone made the statement, one we’ve often heard, that “every politician lies.” There’s a kind of sweeping truth to that statement, but its very broadness hides the fact that not all [...]