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WAPO: Obama Fibbed About Gun Background Checks

Thanks, Mike, but you beat me to it. Nor did they "misstate," "get taken out of context," or any other of the lovely euphemisms that politicians (and their cronies) use when caught out-and-out lying. The only question now is when will someone in the public eye have the gonads to start calling these guys what they are?

Two weeks ago when President Obama annnounced his new executive actions on gun control surrounded by children and Vice President Joe Biden he said, "Studies estimate that nearly 40 percent of all gun sales are made by private sellers who are exempt from this requirement.”

From the Washington Post fact checker:

Earlier this week, we gave this claim a “verdict pending.” We said we faced a bit of a conundrum because the 40 percent statistic was based on a single, relatively small survey of 251 people from...