Is Lying An American Political Tradition?

Published: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 2:42pm
Audio icon Download mp3 (18.86 MB)
(Courtesy geralt via Pixabay)
Mike O'Neil said the lying in today's politics is a regression to the 18th century.

Even though we’re taught that in polite society, we’re really not supposed to question someone’s veracity in politics, it happens pretty frequently. In fact, it’s almost a requirement to do it publicly, especially in recent years.

We talked more about lying and political campaigns with political analyst Mike O’Neil and NAU political scientist Fred Solop.