President Bush has declared repeatedly, “we do not torture.” But claims of prisoner abuse continue to surface, Amnesty International has declared the US detention center in Cuba to be “a gulag,” and the administration has yet to deny a news report that it holds scores of suspects in secret CIA prisons overseas.
Bush says Congress had the same (faulty) intelligence he did. Howard Dean says intelligence was “corrupted.” We give facts.
Mehlman claims,”Before Ms. Miers was even announced many Democrat groups said they would oppose her.” Actually, none did.
We find some subtle word-twisting, and place the claims in context.
He did slash funding for levee projects. But the Army Corps of Engineers says Katrina was just too strong.
Groups launch new ads only hours after Supreme Court vacancy announced. Each side portrays the other as extreme, even before a nominee is named.
Bush says “progress is uneven” in Iraq, but accentuates positive evidence and mostly ignores the negative.
Pro-Bush group’s ad faults Democrats for criticisms they haven’t yet made, about a Supreme Court nominee who hasn’t been named, to a vacancy that doesn’t yet exist.
Abortions rising under Bush? Not true. How that false claim came to be – and lives on.
Democrats call it a ‘cut.’ Compared to what?