Lies your politicians told you

A year after “death panels” won the title, the PolitiFact website has unveiled the finalists for the Lie of the Year. And the 2010 nominees include:
–“The president of the United States will be taking a trip over to India that is expected to cost the taxpayers $200 million a day.” — Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.
– The ethics report “exonerates me.” — Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y.
– The new reform law is a “government takeover” of health care. — Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, and many others
– “Phoenix is the No. 2 kidnapping capital of the world.” — Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and others