When you read this article keep in mind that all politicians lie. The last quote below applies to nearly everyone who seeks public office. They have to lie to us to get elected and we are granting them the liberty to do so. Oddly enough Romney’s flagrant lies don’t seem to hurt his chance at the Presidency.
Romney seems to have decided that the only things standing between him and the White House are stubborn facts. He continues to roll right over them.
First, the right’s disinformation machine is, explicitly and implicitly, making the argument that facts (science, math, evidence) are fungible and have been co-opted by liberal eggheads. They have declared war on facts in response to what they claim is a liberal war on faith.
How is it that so many people are willing to support a man who they don’t believe is honest or trustworthy?
I recognize that Obama hatred is a real thing, but disliking the president so much that you would do harm to yourself by voting for someone who you admit you don’t trust seems to be taking things to extremes.
All the voters who are aware of Romney’s fact-mangling but vote for him anyway must ask themselves this question: are they granting him the liberty to lie?
NYTimes: Liberty to Lie http://nyti.ms/VcnfWU