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Sarah Palin Doubles Down On 'Death Panels'

First Posted: 10/12/10 03:00 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:00 PM ET

Sarah Palin

Mother Jones:

Sarah Palin is standing by her "death panels."

In an interview taped last week for Newsmax.com, a conservative website, the former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate said that she had been right in 2009 to accuse President Barack Obama of trying to set up "death panels" with his health care overhaul. But the legislation, according to PolitiFact.com, did no such thing. In fact, when Palin first made this charge, PolitiFact called it a "pants on fire" lie.

Read the whole story: Mother Jones

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