22 Sep '12, 12am

5 Signs that a Politician is Lying

5 Signs that a Politician is Lying

“How can you tell when a politician is lying? When his (or her) lips move.” That’s a tired old chestnut, but the truth is, whether assessing a candidate or a loved one you fear is cheating, human beings are pretty lousy at detecting deception. Politicians can be especially tricky to catch since most of them have had so much practice. Between spin doctors, speech writers, media consultants, pr managers, sycophants and their own often monumental egos, those who would dine at the public trough are trained to stay on message and exude confidence, sincerity and trustworthiness. Perhaps more importantly, they develop a keen sense of what we, the citizenry, want to hear: we warm to positive messages and flinch from painful truths. And because so many of us are woefully ignorant about the details of the issues, we, like sheep, are easily led. The best defense against a lie is know...

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