what earnest and honest people say, to the point that telling the truth is dangerous.
I would much rather have an interviewer tell the interviewee if you don't answer the question, if you filibuster, or if you lie, the interview is over and I will tell the audience precisely why it is over.
This always comes to mind
Kaffee : Did you order the code red?
Col. Jessup : *You're God damn right I did!*
- A Few Good Men
Be honest ... get real