The Year of the Big Lie: 6 Outrageous Falsehoods That Took Flight in 2010 | | AlterNet

“In the politics of 2010, the Big Lie, in both its gigantic and more attenuated forms, was almost always deployed in the service of corporations. It may not be so obvious at the surface, especially when the Lie dubs the nation’s first black president a racist, or labels a Jewish holocaust survivor an anti-Semite, but the ultimate aim of the Lie in these contexts is to discredit purveyors of ideas and policies that certain corporate leaders and shills find threatening to their quest for all the world’s riches.”

via The Year of the Big Lie: 6 Outrageous Falsehoods That Took Flight in 2010 | | AlterNet.

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