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I am responding to a recent political statement

I am responding to a recent political statement made by Robin Sutherland. She said that Izzy Martin worked to remove Englebright Dam. Since Izzy worked hard to help save the dam, Robin’s statement is false. In introductory political science classes, this sort of statement is known as the Big Lie.

The strategy behind the Big Lie is to get people to believe that if a statement is printed or spoken often enough, it must be true. Congratulations, Robin. You’ve mastered a basic poli sci concept. Now, how did you do in Ethics 101?

Jean Cleaves



Penn Valley


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