All politicians must lie from time to time, so why is there so much outrage about George Santos? A political philosopher explains

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The Moderate Voice

Rep. George Santos stands during the voting for speaker in the House chamber in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 5, 2023.AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Michael Blake, University of Washington The idea that politicians are dishonest is, at this point, something of a cliché – although few have taken their dishonesty as far as George Santos, U.S. representative for New York’s 3rd Congressional District, who seems to have lied about his education, work history, charitable activity, athletic prowess and even his place of residence. Santos may be exceptional in how many lies he has told, but politicians seeking el…

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