Who says truth and politics don't mix?
By Robert Higgs
Published on Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 at 11:30 a.m.
The old joke goes something like this: How can you tell when a politician is lying?
Rep. Dennis Kucinich: "The War in Afghanistan is officially the longest war Americans have ever been asked to endure."
State Sen. Bob Gibbs: "In the 18th Congressional District, 100% of electric generation comes from coal."
Congressional candidate Bill O'Neill: "In recent years, Rep. LaTourette has sponsored legislation that would increase spending by 551.6 percent."
State Rep. Courtney Combs: "Phoenix, Ariz., is the No. 2 kidnapping capital of the world."
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Researchers: Robert Higgs
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