Saturday, December 18, 2010

Politifact Names 'Lie of the Year' - Health care reform no 'government takeover'

Politifact Names 'Lie of the Year' - Health care reform no 'government takeover':
(NEWSER) – This year’s biggest political lie is the phrase “a government takeover of health care,” holds the nonpartisan fact-checking group Politifact. The term 'government takeover' was suggested by a GOP strategist, who called on Republican leaders to use it to refer to health care reform—and use it they did: 90 times on John Boehner’s website, for example, and 200 times on the RNC site. Politifact editors and readers both chose the phrase as the lie of the year.

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