Why the Right's Zombie Lie About Gas Prices Is Wrong But They'll Never Let it Die

The lie that Obama is responsible for high gas prices will become another un-killable "zombie lie" in our political discourse.

That narrative will be debunked again and again in news stories and editorials. The self-appointed fact-checking organizations that have proliferated in recent years will rate the claim “untrue,” or “pants on fire,” or give it “3 Pinocchios.” The dwindling ranks of “serious” conservative commenters will also call out the fallacious argument for what it is. But for many on the right, objective reality simply won't penetrate. That Obama is ... Full Story »

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