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  • Not only did Ronald Reagan succeed in wooing many working-class Democrats to right-wing policies that savaged their own economic interests, but he showed how anti-factual propaganda could gull millions of Americans if they didn't hear a strong counter-argument.

    Printing: Why the Right's Propaganda Works

  • That would be a little more polite than doubling down with more anti-factual snark.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » CIA Chief Criticizes Pelosi:

  • Do you not see that you are behaving in an anti-factual, irrationally prejudiced manner?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Peretz on the Cairo Speech:

  • It seems completely and unashamedly anti-factual and I am certainly not going to link to it.

    How to Refuse Gracefully: Anti-Factual

  • Though the details differ across the world, no known culture lacks some version of the time-consuming, wealth-consuming, hostility-provoking rituals, the anti-factual, counter-productive fantasies of religion.

    The God Delusion

  • But even non-idiots are influenced by Big Propaganda such as Fox, talk Radio and other aggressive anti-factual media campaigns.

    The Economist: Daily news and views

  • Today, watching how our political discourse seems, depressingly, to still be dominated by blatantly anti-factual claims (such as the notion that $862 billion in stimulus spending didn't create one new job, as newly elected Senator Scott Brown recently claimed), it's worth asking whether Schmidt's pronouncement was way too optimistic.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • People like DemSuck go over great with the anti-intelluctual, anti-factual, anti-reality crowd that doesn't believe in prehistoric man cause he's not mentioned in the Bible.

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • Ms. Marquandt's characterization of people who are against legalized plunder by the government as "anti-stimulus" is simply anti-factual.

    Michelle Malkin

  • I fear embracing muckracking, rudeness and anti-factual rumors will stall the huge wave of momentum we’re building for 2010 and beyond.

    Mad Magazine - TobyToons – dia0420’s Diary - RedState

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  • To me, this term is a modern euphemism for "not-true", an adjectival statement that implies a statement is a lie.

    June 17, 2010