By ROGER KOOPMAN
Former Montana State Legislator 

Guest Opinion: Why Do Politicians Lie?

 

February 9, 2022



We’ve all heard the quip, “how do you know when a politician is lying?” Answer: His lips are moving.

But there’s another obvious question that begs an obvious answer. WHY do politicians lie? Answer: Because they can.

The American media – or what could once be legitimately called the media – draws our attention every day to the lies they have caught their least-favored politicians saying. Often they are incredibly blatant. The furrowed brows on the left (CNN, MSNBC, and the major networks), were almost gleeful when they could trip up Trump in a self-serving fib. Carlson, Hann...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.

 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 12/04/2022 06:13