Kerry once voiced support for a 50-cent increase in the gasoline tax. Bush calls that “wacky,” but Bush’s chief economist praised the idea.
Kerry supported an increased tax on Social Security benefits, but he also supported a repeal and Bush didn’t.
Bush campaign falsely accuses Kerry of voting 350 times for tax increases. Bush’s own words mislead reporters.
Yes, along with $87 billion worth of other things. But Bush didn’t send enough in the first place.
President claims 1995 Kerry plan would “gut” the intelligence services. It was a 1% cut, and key Republicans approved something similar.
Attack ad revives question of whether Kerry’s numbers add up.
Citizens United TV ad calls Kerry a “rich, liberal elitist.” But Bush is rich, too. So was George Washington.
Campaign says Internet ad is to ‘set the record straight.’ But it contains some distortions.
Kerry said Feb. 26 that Bush’s budget deficit is “the largest in history.” But by the most important measure that’s not quite true. Half a trillion dollars is the most ever, but several others have been worse relative to the size of the economy.
Kerry voted often against nuclear missiles and bombers in the ’90s, but GOP claims that he opposed a long list of conventional weapons are overblown.