Tag Archives: PolitiFact

AIG Pays It Backward. Sort Of.

Wednesday’s New York Times and Wall Street Journal featured this full-page ad from AIG:   AIG also ran this “Thank You, America” TV spot on New Year’s Day:   So that’s all good, yes? Well, maybe not. According to Politifact.com, … Continue reading

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Let The $9.8 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Romney Big Oil Edition)

From ABC’s The Note: DEMOCRATIC SUPER PAC LINKS ROMNEY TO BIG OIL.“Priorities USA Action today released a television ad ‘Romney’s Big Oil Trail’ to expose the true motivations of big oil’s attacks on President Obama — to elect Mitt Romney … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Paul On Santorum Edition)

Ron Paul (R-Does This Shirt Fit?) has found his Motor City mojo with this “devastating ad that excoriates Rick Santorum for voting to raise the debt ceiling five times, double the size of the Department of Education, create the Medicare … Continue reading

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Seamus Sweepstakes™ Update

Good news! Campaign Outsider’s Seamus Sweepstakes™ (Guess When New York Times Columnist Gail Collins Will Mention Mitt Romney Without Saying He Drove To Canada With His Dog Strapped To The Roof Of His Car And Win Big Prizes!) is alive and … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Rick Perry Edition)

There’s so much money pouring into the 2012 presidential campaign, ads are now running for candidates who haven’t even entered the race. Exhibit $: Super PAC Jobs for Iowa has launched a two-week flight of TV spots promoting the presidential … Continue reading

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Stop The Presses: PolitiFact ‘Barely True’ Is Now ‘Mostly False’

This is how we roll in the mediarati: A change in the meter: Barely True is now Mostly False Today, Barely True becomes Mostly False. It is a change we don’t make lightly. The Truth-O-Meter has been the heart of … Continue reading

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