Lying has become the great sport in American politics

For America

May 17 2024 • 8 mins

TOPIC: Political Deception and Truth in American Politics

WATCH: Visit foramerica.org

MONEY LINE:

"Lying has become the great sport in American politics."

KEY TAKEAWAYS:

  • Political deception is a significant issue, with leaders like Nancy Pelosi selectively using data to compare the economic records of Donald Trump and Joe Biden, ignoring external factors like COVID-19.
  • The Trump team faces continuous attacks based on distortions or outright falsehoods from the Biden administration, especially on issues like abortion policy.
  • Despite widespread misinformation, the consensus is that the American public is becoming increasingly skeptical of political lies and expects some level of deception from politicians.
  • The discussion shifts to personal integrity and the impact of personal issues on political leadership, comparing situations like Newt Gingrich’s multiple marriages to the qualifications needed for political leadership.
  • The treatment of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s candidacy by major news outlets is a sign of his gaining traction, with the media digging up irrelevant personal history to potentially undermine his campaign.
  • There is an acceptable level of political deception, but it requires distinctions between personal transgressions and those that have significant public consequences, like misleading justifications for war.

Support the Show.

Follow ForAmerica on Social:
FACEBOOK
TWITTER
INSTAGRAM
YOUTUBE

OfficialForAmerica Website

You Might Like

The Daily
The Daily
The New York Times
The Dan Bongino Show
The Dan Bongino Show
Cumulus Podcast Network | Dan Bongino
WSJ What’s News
WSJ What’s News
The Wall Street Journal
Pod Save America
Pod Save America
Crooked Media
Morning Joe
Morning Joe
Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, MSNBC
The Glenn Beck Program
The Glenn Beck Program
Blaze Podcast Network
Mark Levin Podcast
Mark Levin Podcast
Cumulus Podcast Network
The Ben Shapiro Show
The Ben Shapiro Show
The Daily Wire
The Rachel Maddow Show
The Rachel Maddow Show
Rachel Maddow, MSNBC
WSJ Your Money Briefing
WSJ Your Money Briefing
The Wall Street Journal
Morning Wire
Morning Wire
The Daily Wire
The Fox News Rundown
The Fox News Rundown
FOX News Radio
The Matt Walsh Show
The Matt Walsh Show
The Daily Wire
Start Here
Start Here
ABC News