MSNBC: Lies are okay if they score points
The media knows Michele Bachmann is lying – but since her misinformed followers believe the same lies: hey, good going Michele.
Andrea Mitchell: So here she’s saying to Lester Holt that raising the debt ceiling is to take care of future money not past money, which is not factual.
Charlie Cook: It’s not true, but on the other hand she’s not saying anything that a lot of Republican caucus attendees or primary voters would disagree with.
Mitchell: So, politically it’s fine.
Cook: Yeah, politically I think it’s fine …