Political Lies Fall Under Free Speech…..
Justices allow challenge to law banning political lies
From the article:
The Supreme Court came down forcefully on the side of free speech Monday, even in the case of lies told during a political campaign.
I didn’t know that there were 16 states that had a law banning political lies. Did you? And that the party that lied could be sued. Did these states have more than their fair share of liars?
The truth be told, I always though the words “lying” and “politics” were synonymous. Isn’t our job as fine citizens of our “fair” country to pick out the truth from the lies? Yes, I’m being a little sarcastic today. Just a little…
Reminds me of Mission Impossible. Good morning, Mr/Ms. “Blank”. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, involves figuring out if a political party is lying to you. And then vote, accordingly