“Texans for Truth” group features another Alabama Guardsman who doesn’t recall seeing Bush in 1972.
The Bush-Cheney campaign released a television ad August 23 accusing Kerry of casting “98 votes for tax increases.” The number is an improvement on Bush’s earlier claim that Kerry cast 350 votes for “higher taxes,” which we described as inflated. But even the new, reduced total is padded.
Democratic ad reminds voters: Bush opposed creating the Homeland Security department before he supported it.
MoveOn.org Voter Fund falsely attacks Bush, who comes back with a misleading ad about Kerry.
The Democratic National Committee released an ad Aug. 6 saying 2.7 million manufacturing jobs had been lost under Bush. That’s true, but ignores the fact that manufacturing jobs started their decline three years before Bush took office.
An ad released by the Media Fund is targeted to Ohio, featuring Ohio residents criticizing the President for loss of jobs overseas. In it, one of them says, “When President Bush says he’s going to help companies outsource jobs, it’s infuriating.” Bush didn’t say that.
The famous “16 words” in President Bush’s Jan. 28, 2003 State of the Union address turn out to have a basis in fact after all, according to two recently released investigations in the US and Britain.
Bush said then, “The British Government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa.” Some of his critics called that a lie, but the new evidence shows Bush had reason to say what he did.
It highlights stark differences between the two on teenage abortions and morning-after birth control pills in schools.
It’s a misleading ad. What Kerry really voted against was the “Unborn Victims of Violence Act.”
Kerry’s “strategy to win the war on terror” is puffery; Bush’s response is much ado about ten words.