Spectrum of Deceit

Falsehood comes in a variety of flavors, some innocent, some less so. The current US campaign season has already exhibited many sub-species, ranging from:

Often it's hard to tell these beasts apart. One hates to assume that so many politicians and their supporters have moved to the deliberately-deceptive end of the rainbow, but sometimes ...

(cf. Knowledge and Public Happiness (2003-07-29), ...) - ^z - 2008-09-27

(correlates: GiftForFiction, Comments on SimpleArtOfMurder, MetaTuringTests, ...)