The long life of an unconfessed lie
Posted: 04 Nov 2009 @ 00:00
The things we try to hide can reveal something of our true selves, says Elaine Storkey
IT IS interesting how long a lie hangs around. It is more than ten years since the tennis player Andre Agassi used a forbidden drug, but now he admits he lied to the Association of Tennis Professionals to escape a ban. The French rugby centre Mathieu Bastareaud lied about being assaulted in New Zealand last June, but has now apologised and confessed that he fell while drunk.
Claims that Tony Blair lied to the Commons and the country about Saddam Hussein’s weapons ...
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