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Reader comment on item: From "Not a Crook" to "Not a Liar": A Potted History of Political Denials

Submitted by Joel Levine (United States), Jun 9, 2017 at 13:01

The Talmud recognized man's propensity to deny his shortcomings in the rule " ואיו אדם משים עצמו רשע."


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The Court of Public Opinion [218 words]DaveJun 9, 2017 17:31239537
Not Limited to Politicians [18 words]Joel LevineJun 9, 2017 13:01239533
I'm not a liar [36 words]
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