Politifact's Lie of the Year Nominees

Jul 2016
3,348
2,693
DS9
#1
Take your pick. Quite an impression for the Orange One.

. Which of these was the most significant falsehood of 2018?

"Democrats let him (cop killer Luis Bracamontes) into our country," and "Democrats let him stay." — Donald Trump on Oct. 31, 2018, in a tweet — Pants on Fire

Saudi Arabia has ordered $450 billion, "$110 billion of which is a military order," producing "over a million jobs." — Donald Trump on Oct. 20, 2018, to reporters — Pants on Fire

"The Democrats want to invite caravan after caravan of illegal aliens into our country. And they want to sign them up for free health care, free welfare, free education, and for the right to vote." — Donald Trump on Oct. 26, 2018, at a rally — False

"U.S. Steel just announced that they are building six new steel mills." — Donald Trump on July 31, 2018, at a rally — False

A "horrible law" requires that children be separated from their parents "once they cross the Border into the U.S." — Donald Trump on May 28, 2018, in a tweet — False

"Forty percent of the guns in this country are sold without any background checks." — Bernie Sanders on Feb. 18, 2018, in an interview — False

"Unemployment is low because everyone has two jobs. Unemployment is low because people are working 60, 70, 80 hours a week and can barely feed their family." — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on July 13, 2018, in an interview — Pants on Fire

"The Russian state has never interfered ... into internal American affairs including election process." — Vladimir Putin on July 16, 2018, in a press conference — Pants on Fire

Says David Hogg of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., is a crisis actor. — Bloggers on Feb. 21, 2018, in multiple posts on the Internet — Pants on Fire

"The deficit ... is coming down, and it’s coming down rapidly." — Larry Kudlow on June 29, 2018. in an interview — Pants on Fire
 
Jul 2014
31,017
7,927
midwest
#8
Who has won the last few?

I lost count since President Obama won it that time.

Did he win for "keep your health plan" or "keep your doctor"?

Those were BOTH some whoppers...
 
Jul 2014
57,886
45,620
CA
#9
Who has won the last few?

I lost count since President Obama won it that time.

Did he win for "keep your health plan" or "keep your doctor"?

Those were BOTH some whoppers...
Obama has one big whopper.


So many to choose from when it comes to IQ45.

How strange you defend your dear leader every chance you get and claim you didn't vote for him.

Nobody here is buying that.
 
Jul 2013
46,805
49,105
Nashville, TN
#10

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