The PolitiFact report card on the presidential candidates

In the Republican debates and the avalanche of TV ads in Iowa and New Hampshire, the presidential candidates have made lots of claims about the credibility of their opponents -- and themselves. PolitiFact has checked hundreds of statements ranging from Mitt Romney's claim that Solyndra had robots that whistled Disney tunes (Half True) to Rep. Michele Bachmann's statement that the HPV vaccine can cause mental retardation (False). Collectively, those ... Full Story »

Posted by Fabrice Florin - via Craig Newmark, PolitiFact, Google News (Fact Check)

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Patrick McGuire
4.7
by Patrick McGuire - Jan. 1, 2012

Now we need some research on why the public still supports the false claims. We also need a report why the mainstream media does not call out the candidates more often.

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Patrick's Rating

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4.7

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Quality
4.7
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Fairness
5.0
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Style
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Context
5.0
Depth
5.0
Enterprise
5.0
Relevance
5.0
Popularity
4.5
Recommendation
5.0
Credibility
4.0
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