Romney wins "lie of the year" award

Mitt Romney's claim that Jeep is moving production to China earned him the nod from PolitiFact

Published December 12, 2012 6:46PM (EST)

       (AP/Charles Dharapak)
(AP/Charles Dharapak)

PolitiFact awarded its “lie of the year" award this morning, and the winner is Mitt Romney, specifically his claim that Jeep is moving U.S. production to China.

Here’s is the ad that delivered the win to Romney:

Despite outrage from the media and the public, and a denial from Jeep’s parent company, the Romney campaign stood by the claim.

By Ben Feuerherd

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