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    the quality of stating facts that you believe or want to be true, rather than stating facts that are known to be true

    After tallying up the “true,” “mostly true,” “half-true,” “mostly false,” and “falserulings for each claim made during the debates, here’s how the landscape of truthiness lies as we head for Little Super Tuesday.

    Submitted by Kerry on 18/03/2016
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