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Lying in Post-Fact America | FDL News Desk

Last night, I considered firing up my Commodore 64 (yes, that’s what I use, what else is out there?) and documenting all the lies in Paul Ryan’s RNC convention speech. I could join TPM and The New Republic and The Daily Beast and Huffington Post and Wonkbook and probably half a dozen more. I could tell you about Ryan criticizing President Obama for a GM plant in his hometown of Janesville that closed during the Bush Administration. I could tell you about Ryan criticizing the President for not endorsing Simpson-Bowles when he voted against it and led his group of House Republicans on the commission to do the same. I could tell you about Ryan criticizing the President for $716 billion in Medicare cuts when his budget includes them as well. I could tell you about Ryan criticizing

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