What Politics and Pop Culture Taught Me About Lies

Six different ways to tell true from false.

How do you see through a Pinocchio lie? By a nose (Photo: Walt Disney Productions)

“You can’t hide your lyin’ eyes.” — Eagles, 1975

If you watch daytime soaps or prime-time TV with any regularity, you might already know the tell-tale signs. If you’re human, you’ve probably flashed a few of them yourself.