To those not enamored by Teams Blue and Red, the rhetorical gymnastics performed in the run-up to a presidential election can be daunting. Yet underneath the hyper-partisan back and forth is an uncomfortable truth: a lot of what both sides are saying on the campaign trail is complete bullshit.
Previously Ed Krayewski broke down four misperceptions about Barack Obama that some of his supporters advance. Some political misperceptions, however, are beneficial to partisans on both sides of the aisle, albeit for different reasons. Here Krayewski details four myths that both the Democrats and the Republicans want to keep in circulation until the November election.