Looking back at Lie of the Year

PolitiFact’s editors and reporters award the Lie of the Year to the most significant falsehood or exaggeration of the past 12 months. Here’s a look back at the past seven years of "winners." 2015: The campaign misstatements of Donald Trump From "thousands and thousands" cheering in New Jersey on Sept. 11 and the Mexican government sending "the bad ones over" to inaccurate statistics and dubious accounts of his own record and words, Trump’s 2015 inaccurate statements exhibited range, boldness and a blatant disregard for the truth. By December 2015, we had rated 76 percent of Trump’s claims Mostly False, False … >>More
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