You have to tell an enormous whopper — repeatedly — for the Bezos Post to accuse a leading Democrat of pants-on-fire grade lying, so this is quite an achievement by San Fran Nan.
For months, in speeches, news conferences, tweets and interviews, Pelosi has been using a version of an incorrect talking point to make the firearms death toll for teenagers and children appear significantly higher than reality. Fewer than 9 percent of those killed by guns are 19 or younger — not 47 percent. Seven children or teenagers are killed a day — not 47.
When we queried her staff, we were told she had simply misspoken. But that was false, too.
Gun violence is an important issue in the United States. There’s no reason to goose the numbers for political purposes. Pelosi earns Four Pinocchios.