Media and political pundits refer to it as 'Misrepresenting the facts'. I call it lying to achieve a goal. Your friendly Used Car salesman would be proud of them. Anything goes when it comes to moving the vehicle off the lot.
"...Misrepresenting the health care law has been perhaps the single most dominant theme of attack ads by GOP candidates, party groups and independent conservative organizations. A record estimated $4 billion is being spent on both sides in this midterm election, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. And from our observations, a large part of that is being spent to discredit the health care legislation and the Democrats who voted for it. In this article we wrap up all this health care spin, examining both the latest claims and those that have been repeated most often..."Read the entire article here