Misquoting McCollum -- and attributing a quote that he didn't say
"McCollum admitted he didn't think that the subprime mortgage crisis was a big deal, telling reporters he thought that the subprime collapse had been exaggerated by the media and investors and that 'it's not the end of the world.' "
— PolitiFact Florida
Would a Florida congressman cross Grandma?
"Congressman McCollum voted to dismantle Social Security."
Right in the details, but lacking context
Bill McCollum "cost the rest of us billions" as a member of Congress, including a national debt that "skyrocketed" to $4.7 trillion.
The charge is accurate -- even slightly understated
Bill McCollum voted four times to raise his own pay, by a total of $51,000, and earns a congressional pension worth more than $75,000 a year.
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