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Alexander Haig

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That's not a lie, it's a terminological inexactitude.
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Defending himself against accusations of lying in 1983. Quoted by Rutledge, Leigh W., "Would I Lie To You?", Plume, 1998, ISBN 0-452-27931-3, p. 81.
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This turn of phrase origninated with Winston Churchill in his 1906 election campaign.

 
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