Keeping the Debate In Politics to This Side Of 'Pants on Fire' September 21, 2007; Page B1 When presidential candidates volley numbers at each other and toward voters, the truth sometimes gets caught in the crossfire. In recent weeks, Ron Paul overstated the U.S. death toll in Iraq and Afghanistan, .... ....Ron Paul's spokesman Jesse Benton dismissed the critics who said the candidate overstated military casualties. "They want to go ahead and chide him for rounding up the number a little bit," he said. "That's something that seems a little silly." http://online.wsj.com/article/SB119033564503834645.html Ron Paul doesn't seem to be quite the "statesman" he is made out to be.