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Obama's sin of omission was deliberate (column)

6:18 PM, Nov. 7, 2013
President Barack Obama misled the public on the Affordable Care Act.
President Barack Obama misled the public on the Affordable Care Act.
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Among the many rules I grew up with, two stand out. The first was never call someone a liar, which was considered the worst possible character indictment one could issue. The accuser had best be prepared to fight or be fleet of foot.

The other was a dictum so oft-repeated that it is permanently tattooed on my brain: "If you'll lie by omission, you'll lie by commission."

This first rule sheds light on why it was so shocking when in 2009 Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., shouted, "You lie!" as President Barack Obama was addressing Congress. Beyond an insult to decorum, it was widely viewed as another tipping ...

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