Benen continues to document the bullshittery. The latest in what Krugman calls a "campaign of pathological dishonesty":
1. Romney told an audience in Arizona this week, in reference to President Obama, "He said he'd cut the deficit in half. He's doubled it. He's doubled it."
For an alleged numbers guy, Romney is either lying or he's bad at arithmetic. When Obama took office, the deficit was about $1.3 trillion. Last year, it was $1.29 trillion. This year, it's on track to be about $1.1 trillion. Does Romney not know what "double" means?
2. On health care, Romney argued, "Our bill [Romneycare] was 70 pages; his bill [Obamacare] is 2,700 pages."
This not just a dumb argument, it's also not true.
3. On foreign policy, Romney said, "[T]his president should have put in place crippling sanctions against Iran, he did not."
Actually, he did.
4. Romney claimed that Syria is Iran's "route to the sea."
Iran has 1,520 miles of its own coastline -- and doesn't share a border with Syria.