big lie


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big lie

also Big Lie
n.
Repeated distortion of the truth on a grand scale, especially for propaganda purposes.

big′ lie′


n.
a false statement of outrageous magnitude used as a propaganda measure.
[1945–50]
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Apparently an American Government report in WWII noted one of Hitler's propaganda rules as "people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one; and if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it." Judging by the regular correspondence of a number of "Leave"-minded letter writers to the WM, it seems there are many in the UK who have fallen hook, line and sinker for the multitude of big lies given out by both our Prime Minister and his Brexit colleagues.
Our dilemma is that both our big lie and big truth demands us to know our boundaries and remain within them.
The alleged death toll of 27,000 related to the war on drugs is "one big lie," Malacanang said Wednesday as it blasted the "stubborn" and "incorrigible" Amnesty International for peddling false information.
she held "Imran Sahb, whenever you have to make record of a big lie then you give the message by recording it.
Four decades of climate change denial may just be the big lie that finally does for human life on Earth, writes Joyce McMillan.
COLLIE O'NEILL claims 'it would be a big lie' if he burdened his UCD players with unrealistic goals this season.
'It is sad to see that the governor is going round peddling lies that he met us .That is a big lie and this should stop,' Kimutai said.
Hospitals are fully staffed And more police officers back on the beat When schools get much more money and the poor can afford to eat When the homeless problem too is solved With Zero hours a thing of the past and the mentally ill get better treated With care that will really last When more homes are built safely Not just for profit as before With the occupants sleeping soundly Not dreading a knock on their door When our railways are returned to us And our major utilities too their profits not transferred abroad But staying here as they ought to do So I am sorry, Mr Spreadsheet Phil but I can't let this pass by To boast that you've ended austerity When it's clearly a great big lie.
The 'Big Lie' propaganda tool that Adolf Hitler in his book Mein Kampf talked about; of the use of a 'colossal' lie 'and if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it' is a Trump favourite.
In an explosive new film that Rotten Tomatoes' critics gave a "zero percent" rating, but audiences gave a "90 percent" score, conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza exposes the Democratic Party's "big lie" that President Donald Trump, Republicans, and conservatives are racists and fascists.
[USA], May 13 (ANI): Highlighting the rise in Iran's military budget post the signing of the nuclear deal, United States President Donald Trump has indicated that the Shia majority nation had never been serious about the same and said it was all "big lie".
"Here, for example, is how one big lie became true--that the President of the state has a constitutional right not to sign a law, even if it was voted by the majority in Parliament for a hundred times.