Mike's Blog Round Up
December 16, 2014

PolitiFact has named "Exaggerations about Ebola" the 2014 Lie of the Year. Hard to disagree with that one, though serious consideration should have gone to:

  • Kentucky needs Mitch McConnell;
  • Gun violence is not a public-health issue;
  • The Keystone pipeline will create tens of thousands of jobs;
  • It's cold outside, so climate change is bogus;
  • Racism is dead in America.
  • Also, Johnny Manziel is an NFL quarterback.

And, of course, to "enhanced interrogation techniques," not to mention rectal feeding and rectal rehydration, are not torture, two key corollaries being,

In contrast, you want some truth? How about:

It's been one helluva year, eh?

Round-up by Michael J.W. Stickings of The Reaction. (Twitter: @mjwstickings.) I'll be here all week. Send requests and suggestions to mbru@crooksandliars.com (with "For MBRU" in the subject line).

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