‘Lie of the Year’
For the third year in a row a health care claim has won PolitiFact's dubious honor of the "Lie of the year". In 2009, the winner was the Republicans' charge that the Democrats' health care plan included "death panels." In 2010, it was that the plan was a "government takeover of health care."
This year, it's Democrats' repeated claim that "Republicans voted to end Medicare."
Read the full story: Lie of the Year 2011: 'Republicans voted to end Medicare