I think the latter. By the way speaking of lies. how about an important one. Both George W. Bush and Barack Obama vowed they would never let Iran achieve nuclear arms capability, much less a bomb! And the public has been lied to (repeatedly) about the Iranians needing years to complete their nukes.
UN announces Libya unity government; sides must agree on leadership (AP)
from the article: Report: Sarkozy told Obama he 'can't bear' Netanyahu the 'liar'