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New York Times explains why some lies are lies and other lies go by other names

Because the New York Times’ decision to call a lie a lie has inevitably spurred complaints of editorializing and durn liberal bias, out trots public editor Liz Spayd to explain why—even though she is an apologist for false balance—it is sometimes acceptable to say Donald Trump lied. Political editor Carolyn Ryan laid out the qualifications for calling something a lie: ? It is not used for matters of opinion, but only when the facts are demonstrably clear.
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