Posted by: johnhourihan | August 5, 2016

Lyin’ HIllary


Indeed, for a surprisingly large percentage of the electorate, the claim that Hillary is innately dishonest is simply accepted as a given. It is an accusation and conviction so ingrained in the conversation about her that any attempt to even question it is often met with shock. And yet here’s the thing: it’s not actually true. Politifact, the Pulitzer prize-winning fact-checking project, determined for example that Hillary was actually the most truthful candidate (of either Party) in the 2016 election season. And in general Politifact has determined that Hillary is more honest than most (but not all) politicians they have tracked over the years.

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  1. Thank-you for this. It does make me feel better about voting for her. Yes I was one who questioned her honesty! Without any fact checking of my own!!

    • The only problem I have with this– why do I have to hear it from you and not Clinton’s team?


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