47 percent would support a socialist, 58 percent an atheist
When a Gallup poll asked about presidential candidate characteristics, "When they get to the question on, 'Would you vote for a socialist,' it is even less popular than voting for atheists."
Though he has voted for the exception
Says Marco Rubio opposes abortion "even in the case of rape and incest."
Possible, but Granholm is guessing
Says Mitt Romney "pays less tax than the guys who installed his car elevators."
Figures were projections; some efforts launched by Bush
"With the auto rescue," President Barack Obama "saved more than 1 million middle-class jobs all across America," including more than 28,000 in Wisconsin.
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
He didn't write those words
Says that Mitt Romney's response to the crisis in the auto industry was, "Let Detroit go bankrupt."
— PolitiFact National
Yes, though a bigger issue was that a poor economy forced government cuts
"I cut more as a percentage out of government than any state in the country this past decade. And where is Michigan in terms of its economic growth? Cutting did not result in economic growth."
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