View Poll Results: Is it ok to lie to push your agenda forward?

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    Do you think that....

    Do you think that it is ok to lie if it push's your agenda forward? IE win at any cost except break the law?
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    Re: Do you think that....

    Yes. But the punishment for getting caught lying should be severe.

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    Re: Do you think that....

    No.

    If my position isn't tenable on facts alone, it's probably the wrong one.
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    Re: Do you think that....

    Mayor Snorkum voted no. But, then again, Mayor Snorkum is not a Democrat.

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    Re: Do you think that....

    Quote Originally Posted by Viktyr Korimir View Post
    Yes. But the punishment for getting caught lying should be severe.
    Why?

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    Re: Do you think that....

    Quote Originally Posted by Kal'Stang View Post
    Do you think that it is ok to lie if it push's your agenda forward? IE win at any cost except break the law?
    The truth isn't fun, the average person likes to live in a fantasy world, where people can have cake and eat it to.

    In the real world, most of the right answers are never easy and to lie, in order to get people to give you power, so you can enact those decisions, is doing the right thing.
    I was discovering that life just simply isn't fair and bask in the unsung glory of knowing that each obstacle overcome along the way only adds to the satisfaction in the end. Nothing great, after all, was ever accomplished by anyone sulking in his or her misery.
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    Re: Do you think that....

    Politics are half truth. Not quite lies outright.

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    Re: Do you think that....

    Quote Originally Posted by Viktyr Korimir View Post
    Yes. But the punishment for getting caught lying should be severe.
    So in other words you cannot be trusted. I had you pegged as a man of your word and not a liar.
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    Re: Do you think that....

    Closed-door negotiations blur that line frequently in order to get sensitive deals done.
    Michael J Petrilli-"Is School Choice Enough?"-A response to the recent timidity of American conservatives toward education reform. https://nationalaffairs.com/publicat...-choice-enough

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    Re: Do you think that....

    Bottom line, they ALL lie to get elected and they all spin to push what they want...and they are all wrong for doing it and it most always gets exposed in the long run.

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