Morning Poll: Best Non-"Factual Statement" About Senator Jon Kyl?
Senator Jon Kyl had some non-"factual statements" about Planned Parenthood that he spouted off on the floor of the U.S. Senate last week, notably that 90 percent of the services the federally funded organization provides are abortions -- which is a lie. As Politifact was quick to point out, only 3 percent of the services Planned Parenthood provides are "abortion related."
After he was called on his BS, Kyl's office issued a statement saying the senator's remark "was not intended to be a factual statement."
In response to Kyl's blatant lie -- and his ridiculous explanation -- Stephen Colbert began "tweeting" non-"factual statements about Kyl, which aren't libelous by Kyl's standard of "truthiness" because they are all followed with the hashtag "#NotIntendedToBeAFactualStatement."
Some of the non-facts about Kyl include the following:
-Jon Kyl is the only person who can sneeze with his penis. He calls it a "sneenis."
-Jon Kyl is an accomplished nude hula dancer. He is not welcome in Hawaii.
-Jon Kyl calls all Asians "Neil" no matter what their name is.
New Times readers even chimed in with a few of their own, including "Kyl joins Fox and Black for threesome (Pictures to follow)," in connection to the love affair between to top officials in the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office brought up in this week's cover story by Ray Stern.
They're all pretty good, but we want to know what you think: which non-"factual statement" about Kyl is the best?
Cast your vote below.
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