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The Big Lie

by Gormack on March 6th, 2016

“The Big Lie” was described first in Mein Kampf:

The use of a lie so “colossal” that no one would believe that someone “could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously.”

Nazis raised the technique to an art form as “incidents” led to the absorption of Austria; the destruction of Czechoslovakia; and in 1939 when a squad of corpses in Polish uniforms attacked a German radio station, the invasion of Poland.

On January 12 the president delivered his last State of the Union address:

the longest streak of private-sector job creation in history . . . an unemployment rate cut in half . . . a manufacturing surge that’s created 900,000 new jobs . . . all while cutting deficits by almost three-quarters.


Never mind half empty strip malls; small business throttled by regulation; employees not hired because of “Affordable Care”; Factory Orders down fifteen months in a row; six figure earners working at Walmart; baby boomers who will never retire . . .

A Big Lie.

Shocking at first, but each communique makes it more clear the Administration intends to double down on this message.

The economy is in terrible shape; no manipulation or intervention will fix it; elections are looming. So let’s put some lipstick on this pig!

Herr Goebbels would be proud.

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