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Larry Hogan's big fish story
Larry Hogan's big fish story

One expects a certain amount of bluster and prevarication from politicians. It's all part of telling an audience whatever they want to hear. As H.L. Mencken once noted, "if a politician observed he had cannibals among his constituents, he'd promise them missionaries for dinner." But sometimes the exaggerations and outright falsehoods of elected officials reach jaw-dropping proportions. The claim of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, Bill Clinton's recollection of a chaste relationship with Monica Lewinsky or Richard Nixon's utterances on most anything related to Watergate, to name a few examples. Now comes an early contender for Political Chutzpah of the...