The distance between stating something as fact and strongly implying it is fact appears to be wide when it comes to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Their PolitiFact operation put this Tammy Baldwin tweet to its “truth-o-meter” test: Voter turnout in 2016 was reduced by approx. 200,000 votes because of WI’s photo ID laws. We need to […]
In a lengthy blog post, more than 1,400 words, Citizen Action of Wisconsin Executive Director Robert Kraig apologized for his organization’s role in pushing out a false story about U.S. Senator Ron Johnson. While Kraig clearly apologizes for CAW’s part in advancing the false narrative that Johnson was sending cease and desist letters to constituents […]
PolitiFact’s decision to wholesale discount a sizable portion of Feingold’s voting record may be a creative way to reach their preferred outcome, but it is at best an uninformed – and at worst dishonest – way to hold elected officials accountable.
Russ Feingold cast the deciding vote to pass ObamaCare, and now ObamaCare is pushing Wisconsin health insurance premiums up 15.88%, with some consumers seeing a 30.37% increase.
Tom Kertscher destroys PolitiFact’s credibility with twisted logic so he can slam a Republican despite the facts.
Here is a list of ads found to be false or misleading from groups that have purchased airtime on two TV stations now refusing to air a pro-life ad during news programming.
Facts matter little to James B. Nelson and his editors at the Wisconsin affiliate of PolitiFact, an opinion and editorial feature that recently reviewed mining in Wisconsin.
If PolitiFact had only checked with the newspaper that runs its feature, it would have found the facts it needed to not issue a false rating.
PolitiFact Florida doubled down on Obama-logic, claiming All Aboard Florida uses state money even though the rail project isn’t subsidized by the state.
PolitiFact Florida rode to Charlie Crist’s defense last week, claiming a pro-Nan Rich mailer contained “mostly outdated” attacks on Crist’s record.