The line between what is true and what is a lie is often blurred. What used to be the truth is now couched in terms like "plausible deniability," or "white lies and half truths," or "political spin."
Sometimes a lie is soft and expected, especially when fishing for compliments. Other times, a lie can be as jarring and cold as picking up the phone and finding a Sarah Palin robo-call at the other end of the line.
There are lies, and there are damned lies.
At the end of the day, however, a lie is what it is: a lie.
We who are fighting against the closure of the Motion Picture & Television Fund's long-term care center have been dealing with lies, half-truths and spin for a long time. We knew it -- we just wanted you to know it.
Our conjecture -- that the reasons for closing the much beloved MPTF Home hospital...