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Paul Ryan's GOP convention speech: 5 fibs and distortions

The VP candidate delighted conservatives with his passionate and polished address. But he also sent the jaws of fact-checkers slamming to the floor in disbelief

"So I was in the cheap seats, not on carpet, when Ryan plowed through one of the more impressive strings of whoppers we've seen at this level," says David Weigel at Slate. "Ryan's been doling out chunks of this speech for weeks, which made the fibs sound even stranger.

In the spirit of the internet, I will package them in listicle form."

Read the rest here.

RELATED: The media coverage of Paul Ryan's speech: 15 euphemisms for 'lying'

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