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Sarah Palin Lies

The Lies of Sarah Palin: "Words Straight Out of the Confederacy" (Excerpt)

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.09.2012 | Books
Geoffrey Dunn

Contrary to what she has promulgated afterwards about believing in victory until the end in 2008, Sarah Palin, according to John McCain advisors, had long believed the loss was inevitable -- she had clearly set her sights on 2012.

AFL-CIO President Compares Palin to Joe McCarthy

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Richard Trumka went after Palin directly today in Anchorage. Palin, of course, responded with yet another hyperbolic posting to her Facebook page, elevating Trumka's comments to several spins in the news cycle.

Palin's Latest Health Care Lie

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Palin -- whose duplicitous allegation of "death panels" helped establish the rancorous tone of the national debate over health-care reform -- has consistently shown her capacity for deceit throughout the debate.

Wally Hickel and Sarah Palin's Betrayal

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

The death of Walter J. "Wally" Hickel in Anchorage this past Friday marks the end of a remarkable era, not only in Alaska, but throughout the entire United States.

Pinocchio in Drag: Sarah Palin's Latest Lies

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Palin continues to maneuver herself, haphazardly as it may be, into a run for the presidency in 2012. Through it all she continues to delve in a disturbing duplicity, spewing lies and half-truths.

I Just Saw Sarah Palin Snow a Willing Greta van Susteren

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Palin told Greta that she couldn't have banned Harry Potter books as mayor of Wasilla because "Harry Potter had not been written yet." However, there were additions to the series in that period.

Top 10 Lies, Non-truths, Half-truths, Stretches, Reaches and Fibs Proving McCain Will Say Anything to Be President

Brett Ashley McKenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brett Ashley McKenzie

This is a compilation of statements and allegations made by McCain or campaign surrogates that have been refuted, supported by the proof that they are mostly, partially, or completely false.

McCain and Palin In Their Own Words: 25 Laughable Quotes

Daniel Kurtzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Kurtzman

1. "Our economy, I think, is still ― the fundamentals of our economy are strong." ―John McCain, Jacksonville, Fla., Sept. 15, 2008 (Source) 2. "T...

AP: Palin Stretches The Truth

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin tells audiences the election is about the "truthfulness and judgment" ne...

McCain's Desperate Smears Signal His Failure as a Leader Under Pressure

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

McCain's decision to personally smear Obama with lies and distortions should go down in history as the final nail in his political coffin.

Sarah Palin, by the Numbers

Daniel Kurtzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Kurtzman

Sarah Palin may lie, but numbers don't. Her record speaks for itself: 2007: the year in which Sarah Palin first obtained a passport (Source) 312: th...

Palin Spreads Debunked Teleprompter Story

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Country Club First" read a lonely protester's sign, lampooning the McCain campaign's Country First mantra, as the Sarah Palin motorcade swung past. O...

Palin Hired Friends And Hit Critics While In Office

New York Times | Jo Becker, Peter S. Goodman and Michael Powell. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Sarah Palin lives by the maxim that all politics is local, not to mention personal. So when there was a vacancy at the top of the State Divisio...

A Man of Peace Pushed Too Far: Yelling "Liar" in a Crowded Theater

Pete Cenedella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pete Cenedella

The people want a blockbuster in broad strokes, not a lengthy discussion of policy or a footnoted freakin' laundry list of the other side's missteps.

MSNBC: Today's Campaign News... McCain's Slash And Burn Campaign Backfiring

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If there's a common theme today, it's the press taking McCain's campaign to task for running a series of ads distorting Obama's record and positions. ...

Palin And McCain Denounce Earmarks, Ignoring Palin's $200 Million Worth Requested This Year

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FAIRFAX, Va. — Republican presidential nominee John McCain and his running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, equated lawmakers' requests for fundin...

Impeach McCain/Palin

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

There is a straight line from Bush/Cheney contempt for the truth, to McCain/Palin contempt for the truth, from Bush/Cheney/Iraq to McCain/Palin/fill-in-the-blank.

Gutter Politics: McCain Campaign Called Out For Half-Truths

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Washington Post has an article today on the repeated lies and lack of accountability in the presidential race: From the moment Alaska Gov. Sarah ...