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PolitiFact Florida rode to Charlie Crist’s defense last week, claiming a pro-Nan Rich mailer contained “mostly outdated” attacks on Crist’s record.
PolitiFact Florida claims former Gov. Charlie Crist deserves praise for accepting federal stimulus funds, but the facts tell a different story.
PolitiFact Florida failed to get basic facts right in a “fact check” on a Marco Rubio statement that humans are not causing dramatic harmful climate change.
PolitiFact Florida revealed its strong bias in the Florida governor race in a fact-check scorecard published this past week.
The Florida GOP accurately noted Democrat Charlie Crist raised taxes when he was governor, but PolitiFact Florida declined to give the GOP a “true” ruling.
PolitiFact Florida admitted Gov. Rick Scott presented accurate numbers when he said Florida’s K-12 education budget is the highest in state history, yet the self-appointed political “fact” checker assigned Scott a “Half True” ruling anyway.
PolitiFact Florida gave a “Half True” ruling to accurate reports that Alex Sink used a state-owned airplane at taxpayer expense for a personal vacation.