Originally Posted by murraypaul
Then you could sue every politician who has ever opened their mouth.
Yes, if you were dumb enough to (a) believe the lie, and (b) buy something off him or her as a result.
Over here we have an authoritative court decision that Creationists are free to tell deliberate lies, even though they sell their books and make a quid as a result, because they are not thus engaging in trade or commerce. The same would apply to polly liars.