A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center
FactCheck.org is celebrating 15 years of holding politicians accountable.

Federal Pay, Tax Cuts and Jane Fonda


In episode 39 of our podcast, we look at misleading statements about the pay of federal workers versus private sector workers. Plus, we debunk a talking point about the Bush tax cuts and tell you the story of an old (and now reincarnated) chain e-mail about Jane Fonda.

For more on the stories discussed in this episode, see:

Are Federal Workers Overpaid?  Dec. 1

Tax Cuts and Americans: It’s Complicated  Nov. 20

Blame Jane Falsehoods  Nov. 22