Is Today ‘Lie about Ron Paul in Headlines Day’?

Looking at the Washington Post and Rare, one has to wonder if today is Lie about Ron Paul in Headlines Day.

First, the Washington Post published an article with the headline “Ron Paul thinks drug use is rampant inside prisons. He’s wrong.” That is a rather provocative claim. But, the claim is not at all backed up by the article. Paul, who is the chairman and founder of RPI, is quoted in the article’s first sentence:

In his final speech on the floor of the House of Representatives, Ron Paul opined that reducing access to drugs in society was hopeless because “the authorities can’t even keep drugs out of prison.”

Of course, saying that drugs cannot be kept out of prison is not the same as saying drug use is rampant in prison.

Continue reading at the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity.

Comments are closed.