You know they’re lying. Find out how much.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 | Uncategorized

PolitiFact Truth-o-Meter: Your handy-dandy guide to the political rhetoric.

Checks the claims on both sides and lets you know how accurate the statements are.

(via The Morning News)

3 Comments to You know they’re lying. Find out how much.


If they both claimed that the sun rises in the east, I’d still want independent verification. How many more years until November?


I would be interested to find if another publication indicates how the 3rd party and independent candidates answer these questions as well.

McC/Palin and Obama/Biden are wearing on the nerves.


Ivan – Unfortunately, the political system in this country is not set up to allow third-party candidates to play any role but spoiler. The idea that one should vote one’s conscience is hooey: that vote does not *effect* one’s conscience, often quite the opposite, if it has any effect at all. It’s rather like taking an SAT or the like and knowing that the best answer is a mixture of “A” and “B”: making your own circle in between the two just plain isn’t legible in the system which reads the test results. (This is less true at local levels…but the notion that a party can gain anything by running someone for president is mythical at best.)

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