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Truth for sale! Top 6 lies Romney sold as facts during the debate

The truth was apparently for sale last night at the first presidential debate — and its major supplier? You guessed it! Mitt Romney. We might be used to politicians bending the truth at times, but during last night’s debate between Romney and President Obama, Romney took truth-bending to a whole new level. Slick Mitt served up a fair share of misinformation, but at times he told flat-out lies. Tonight we’re dissecting Romney’s biggest fabrications.


“Look, I’m not looking to cut massive taxes and to reduce the revenues going to the government. My No. 1 principle is, there’ll be no tax cut that adds to the deficit.

One of Romney’s campaign promises has been to “cut taxes across the board” and simultaneously reform the tax code in a way that won’t increase the national deficit. But