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The Lies that Blind

mpaone Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 2:42 PM
There are 4 main types of truth. Subjective (aesthetic - "the beautiful"), intersubjective (morals and values - "the good"), objective (empirical / science - "the true"), and interobjective (function / systems theory). Most political discourse takes place in the value realm. Here people seek to get others to agree and resonate with each others worldviews. Unfortunatley, empirical data is often thrown to the wayside in order to score emotional points with people. I just don't think websites like TownHall hold people to high standards.

As Tuesday's presidential debate showed, the Obama administration’s pack of lies surrounding the murderous 9/11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi is an increasingly heavy albatross. The pattern of deception is so complete, obvious and shocking that if America had a real “mainstream” media, the election would be over.

Mr. Obama used faux outrage on Tuesday to counter-punch as Mr. Romney confronted him on Benghazi. It took moderator Candy Crowley of CNN, acting as protector, to pull Mr. Obama into a corner before the inquiries turned into a knockout. She threw pixie dust into the mix by “fact-checking”...