From Iceland — Former PM Used As Example Of A Liar In Cop Magazine

Former PM Used As Example Of A Liar In Cop Magazine

Published June 21, 2016

Andie Sophia Fontaine
Photo by
Art Bicnick

The latest issue of the police union’s magazine uses the former Prime Minister as an illustration of how to spot when someone is lying.

RÚV reports that the second page of Lögreglumaðurinn, the magazine of the Police Federation of Iceland, features a caricature of former Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson. The illustration’s purpose is educational, bearing the title: “Some details police officers should have in mind during an interrogation with a person who is not telling the truth!”

(Image credit: Logi Jes Kristjánsson/RÚV)

The illustration points out the classic body language of someone who is not telling the truth, such as wandering eye contact, stammering, taking a fleeing posture, and brow sweat, amongst other signs.

The caricature is an obvious reference to the now infamous televised interview from last April, wherein Sigmundur was asked directly if he or his family had any connections to offshore tax shelters.


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