distort the truth

See: feign
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But man has such a predilection for systems and abstract deductions that he is ready to distort the truth intentionally, he is ready to deny the evidence of his senses only to justify his logic.
We can't say the truth was revealed without finding the person who gave the order; it could distort the truth," Kim Yang-rae, a director of the foundation, said.
Meeting a delegation from the Federation of Arab American Associations (FEARAB) headed by Alfredo Gutierrez on Sunday, the Minister said that hostile countries employed more than a thousand media outlets to distort the truth about the events in Syria in order to achieve their personal political interests, hailing the important role of the delegation's visit in relaying the truth to the South American public opinion and strengthening the cooperation relations between the two sides.
But attempts to distort the truth on Wikipedia pages have been countered by so-called Wikipedia Warriors.
This suit is another outrageous effort by the banking trade group to distort the truth in its effort to block consumers' ability to choose a financial institution that puts them first," said NAFCU President/CEO B.
Did the church distort the truth about Jesus by tampering with early New Testament texts?
It seeks to distort the truth, incite fear, provoke doubt and divide the EU.
He explained that "the events witnessed by parliament within two years prevented us to get into a political or sectarian conflict," adding that "some have tried to distort the truth in my answer to accuse me of siding with the government over the parliament, and our problem today intersections and contradictions within the same block.
I appealed to my fellow reporters not to file a story about it because it would distort the truth.
Consider Joe McCarthy, the Republican senator from Wisconsin, in his heyday in the early years of the second half of the 20th century, when he preyed on the American people's fear of the "communist menace," at the height of the Cold War, by resorting to "the big lie" to further his career - the big lie being a term taken from Hitler's book, Mein Kampf, where you tell a lie so colossal, and repeat it so often, that no person would believe that anyone "could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously.
The author believes that this is a speculation, but given the fact that it was presented by the head of the Association of Journalists it raises the doubt about how easy it is to distort the truth.
Aquino's comment has generated a firestorm of criticisms from various groups, including his supposed attempt to distort the truth behind the incident that led to the death of 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troopers.