Here’s a prize you don’t want to win: Whopper of the Year.
The contenders are 15 statements that we’ve previously determined false, including four that we rated Huckster Propaganda. We’re not awarding a trophy or prize money, but the title conveys a fitting level of notoriety.
Today, we’re posting a list of the top false claims and inviting your feedback. Which factual blunder do you think stands out above the rest? Send an email to email@example.com and explain your reasoning.
After the New Year, we’ll post a narrowed list of finalists and invite your feedback once again. Then, on Friday, Jan. 7, we’ll announce our choice for Whopper of the Year and explain the consensus among readers.
So, without further adieu, here’s the list of false claims and links to our analyses. The Huckster Propaganda statements are listed separately at the bottom.
False Statements: (Listed in chronological order)