"Relationships trump ideology. Relationships trump partisanship. Relationships even trump the truth," he said, explaining how he believes his opponents used their neighborhood relations to perpetuate a "lie." "The lie was simple," he said. "They told everyone that disaster would happen if our people were re-elected. The impact of that was tremendous" -- Reagan Republican founder Jeff Ward of Post Falls. More here.
Question: I'm trying to figure out what the "lie" was here. Anyone?