Political fact-checking website PolitiFact released this morning the top 10 finalists for its not-coveted “Lie of the Year” award. The site said it would “soon” release the official winner.
Among the nominees:
–”Obamacare is . . . the largest tax increase in the history of the world.” — Rush Limbaugh on Thursday, June 28th, 2012 in comments on his radio show (rated Pants on Fire)
–”‘You didn’t build that’: President Obama was saying success ‘is the result of government,’ not ‘hard-working people,’ when he said, ‘If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.’” — Mitt Romney on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 in an introduction to a web video (rated False)
–Arizona law: Mitt Romney “called the Arizona law a model for the nation.” — Barack Obama on Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 in the second presidential debate (rated False)