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WaPo Places Obama's 'If You Like Your Health Plan' Among Worst Modern Presidential Lies

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In a Monday post, Kessler wrote: "We are looking for at least one false statement from each president -- or authorized by a president -- since the television age began. Some are fairly easy to put on a list."

He then listed Obama's Obamacare claim with Bush's "Read my lips: no new taxes," Clinton's "I did not have sexual relations with that woman," and Nixon's "I'm not a crook" as those most obvious examples.

PolitiFact had already ranked Obama's statement as the 2013 Lie of the Year.