Phrase things just right. Turn the truth to make it sound plausible and above all palatable. Say it enough times. Let me give you just one example.
Yesterday the President said this. “I am not going to ask middle class families to pay down the deficit while people like me who make more than $250,000 are not asked to pay a dime more in taxes.”
Now those are fighting words. Those dirty Republicans want the middle class to shoulder all. Cheers go up, the President is a hero, the middle class has been Saved. Hold on, wait, stop, something is very wrong here. The statement the President made is a total lie. The statement clearly implies that the Republicans want to raise taxes on the middle class and let the wealthy pay no more.
The truth is, the Republicans have flatly said, “Raising tax rates for all, is off…
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