Summary The McCain-Palin campaign has released a new ad that once again distorts Obama’s tax plans. The ad claims Obama will raise taxes on electricity. He hasn’t proposed any such […]
Update, Sept. 19: Portions of this post were based on incomplete data. We have struck through the incorrect sections. Please see here for our corrected account. We apologize for the […]
No, we haven’t forgotten that the Democrats have a VP candidate, too. While he hasn’t been making much news lately, Delaware Sen. Joe Biden has been busy out on the […]
Thursday night to-do list: Eat dinner. Put the dishes in the dishwasher. Get the kids to bed. Tune in to CNN to watch FactCheck.org’s Viveca Novak bring Larry King (and […]
Several readers have written to us objecting to our story “Off Base on Sex Ed,” which said a McCain ad on sex education was “simply false.” These readers cite a […]
We been here for years. Since 2003, to be precise. But in 2008, we have a lot more company than we used to. And Editor & Publisher, a journal that […]
We noticed John McCain saying today that he would fire the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission if he were president. But, fortunately for the SEC chairman, the president […]
There’s more on Sarah Palin’s claim, made in her ABC News interview, that Alaska produces 20 percent of the nation’s energy supply. As we noted in our original article, official […]
Q: Is McCain unable to use a computer because of war injuries?
A: He can type. But using a keyboard for long periods is uncomfortable for him. He says he’s been an “illiterate” on a computer. But he says now he’s learning to use the Internet.
The Internet is abuzz with the rumor that Palin’s youngest child, Trig, is not actually her son but her grandson, born to her teenage daughter Bristol and adopted by Palin […]