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big lie

A propaganda technique of creating grossly distorted or misrepresented facts that one repeats with such fervor and conviction that the public comes to view it as the truth without questioning. Of course, the big lie of the time was that anyone who strayed from the government's agenda must be a Communist sympathizer.
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the big lie

a gross distortion or misrepresentation of the facts, especially when used as a propaganda device by a politician or official body.
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Frightening in its realness, The Big Lie is a standout: a warning, a call to action, and a terrific novel.
How can anyone believe the Big Lie presently being trumpeted around the nation regarding the dangers of the so-called Iran Nuclear Agreement (which is not a treaty) when no hard evidence of any Iranian nuclear weapons program has been found by any of our intelligence agencies since 2007?
Hitler first wrote about "the big lie" in Mein Kampf The Nazi leader accused Jews of telling "the big lie" to corrupt "the broad masses," who he claimed "more readily fall victims to the big lie than the small lie.
This is manipulative politics and I have several times said that this is a big lie.
Summary: Caretaker Social Affairs Minister Wael Abu Faour slammed the international community Friday as "a big lie," saying it had inflicted more suffering on the Syrian refugees than the Syrian regime itself.
Syrian actress Suzan Najm Eddine announced that she's furious at the fact she's been living a one big lie, and that she hates herself for the fact that she has one day fought for Arab unity.
Mikdad: That Syrian government has used chemical weapons a big lie Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Faisal Mikdad, stressed that the Syrian government responded to all requests of the UN investigation team in charge with the investigation into the use of chemical weapons stemming from its confidence that the terrorists are those who used this unethical weapon.
I view this situation as one big lie that I repeated a lot of times," Armstrong said he deserves his spectacular fall and hopes he can earn forgiveness from his fans and family.
It s a big lie," the ministry s spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said.
Because this new beginning is based on a great big lie, on great deception of one's own nation," says Mickovski.
The crap which is published there is nothing but a big lie.
It's the big lie told to innocent children who don't know about the PA's refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state.
It's a big lie that some foreign media published and wanted to spread", the semi-official Fars news agency quoted him as saying.
The saying of Justice Siddiqui that he had reserved verdict of the case, is a big lie, he said in a statement.