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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Ben Ross
3.1
by Ben Ross - Jan. 5, 2012

This survey give a false positive for the so called front runners. Some truths are more vital than others. The disproportional number of fact checks gives a muddy view of the candidates. The color chart is flashy , does nothing to tells us about the relationship of candidates to honesty or the issues the public is interest in.

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Ben's Rating

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3.1

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Quality
3.0
Facts
3.0
Fairness
3.0
Sourcing
3.0
Context
3.0
Popularity
3.5
Recommendation
3.0
Credibility
4.0
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