In reality, Kerry favors some of the same “safeguards” as several conservative Republicans.
Month: May 2004
Bush Ad “Doublespeak” Leaves Out Some Context
It quotes negative comments from newspapers, but doesn’t mention that they are editorial expressions of opinion.
Environmental Group’s Ad Distorts Bush’s Record on Florida Drilling
It says he “opened up Florida’s coast” to offshore oil and gas wells. That’s off base — by 100 miles.
Twisted Facts and Falsehoods in Media Fund Ad
Democratic group’s ad claims Bush turned White House into “corporate headquarters,” but backs that up with false claims.
Bush Education Ad: Going Positive, Selectively
Bush ad claims “dramatic results” in Texas schools, but fails to mention data-manipulation scandal.
Kerry Really Could Produce 10 Million New Jobs. (So Could Bush.)
John Kerry has promised that, if elected, his economic policies will produce 10 million new jobs. Some FactCheck.org subscribers have asked us why we haven’t debunked that claim, given that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) counted only 8.4 million who were unemployed as of March.
Kerry’s Positive Ads: Selective Facts, Subtle Digs & Some Puffery
Over the top: Kerry’s boast that his vote “created 20 million new jobs.”