Bush and Cheney say yes. But actuaries say the figure is “likely to mislead” the public on the system’s true financial state.
Person: Dick Cheney
Cheney & Edwards Mangle Facts
Getting it wrong about combat pay, Halliburton, and FactCheck.org.
Kerry Ad Falsely Accuses Cheney on Halliburton
A Kerry ad implies Cheney has a financial interest in Halliburton and is profiting from the company’s contracts in Iraq. The fact is, Cheney doesn’t gain a penny from Halliburton’s contracts, and almost certainly won’t lose even if Halliburton goes bankrupt.
Are Bush and Cheney “Small Businesses?” Their Ad Counts Them As Such
A Bush-Cheney ’04 ad claims Kerry would raise taxes on 900,000 small businesses and “hurt jobs.” But it counts every high-salaried person who has even $1 of outside business income as a “small business owner” — a definition so broad that even Bush and Cheney have qualified while in office,
MoveOn PAC Internet Ad: Creative Editing
Reality is one thing, and what political ads make of it is another. This ad pitting Cheney’s words against Edwards’ is a case in point.
Bush Contradicted On Iraq & al Qaeda? Or not?
Even the 9-11 commissioners don’t agree about whether their staff report contradicted the Bush administration.
Anti-Bush Ad Overstates Case Against Halliburton
MoveOn PAC ad says administration gave contracts “on a silver platter,” but government investigators say otherwise.