Fact Checking Fox News.

THE PSYCHO LINGUIST

Catty Fiorina MEOW!

This is one of those moments when I love psycholinguistics because it can shed light on moments like these.  The media, including Fox News, (whom I usually admire) is equivocating between Donald Trump and Carly Fiorina.  If you read Paul Ekman’s “Telling Lies” book what you find is that what Donald said is not considered a lie by the philosophical calculus of myself or the man who invented the science of micro-expressions.  He accidentally mis-characterized a Green Screen Roomas a Green Room.

Fiorina on the other hand contradicted herself and consciously lied in order to one up Jeb Bush, suggesting contrary to her biography where she said her daughter died from a combination of bulimia, prescription pill abuse, and alcoholism, she made the outrageous claim that her daughter actually died from marijuana.  In the last debate she consciously lied in order to one up Donald Trump saying that she had…

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