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In Washington, Fake News Is Everywhere

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Tags Big GovernmentU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

02/04/2021Ryan McMakenTho Bishop

We're supposed to believe that with Trump gone, political discourse will now be more honest and accurate. The reality is the Washington establishment is built on lies and myths and conspiracy theories. Here are just a few of them, from Russiagate to government spending.

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Tho is an assistant editor for the Mises Wire, and can assist with questions from the press. Prior to working for the Mises Institute, he served as Deputy Communications Director for the House Financial Services Committee. His articles have been featured in The Federalist, the Daily Caller, and Business Insider.

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Ryan McMaken (@ryanmcmaken) is a senior editor at the Mises Institute. Send him your article submissions for the Mises Wire and The Austrian, but read article guidelines first. Ryan has degrees in economics and political science from the University of Colorado and was a housing economist for the State of Colorado. He is the author of Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre.

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