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Romney campaign wins award for Political Lie of the Year
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By Pat Cunningham
Dec. 12, 2012 6:15 p.m.



 



The envelope, please.

Hmmm. No big surprise HERE:

It was a lie told in the critical state of Ohio in the final days of a close campaign — that Jeep was moving its U.S. production to China. It originated with a conservative blogger, who twisted an accurate news story into a falsehood. Then it picked up steam when the Drudge Report ran with it. Even though Jeep’s parent company gave a quick and clear denial, Mitt Romney repeated it and his campaign turned it into a TV ad.

And they stood by the claim, even as the media ...

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