Designed in U.S., made in China
Says iPads and iPhones "are built in the United States of America."
A popular talking point -- with scant evidence to back it up
"Phoenix, Arizona, is the No. 2 kidnapping capital of the world."
— PolitiFact Texas
McCain lauds a long-term Iraq plan that isn't
"The president's plan, even after the end of its withdrawal timeline is reached, will leave in place up to 50,000 U.S. troops."
McCain is further back than Gore was
"The McCain campaign is roughly in the position where Vice President Gore was running against President Bush one week before the election of 2000."
It's not welfare
"Obama raises taxes on seniors (and) hard-working families to give welfare to those who pay none."
'Tiny' ad makes large error
"Obama says Iran is a 'tiny' country, 'doesn't pose a serious threat.'"
No Cabinet picks yet
"Sen. Obama's campaign announced that he's choosing his cabinet."
Project Vote not "an arm of ACORN"
In 1992, Barack Obama directed "Project Vote - an arm of ACORN that also encouraged voter registration."
Small businesses are exempt
If you're a small business and don't "adopt the health care plan that Senator Obama mandates, he's going to fine you."
Small businesses exempt from Obama's plan
Barack Obama's plan calls for "mandates and fines for small businesses."
94? Not even close
"Senator Obama has voted 94 times to either increase your taxes or against tax cuts."
eBay's big, but not that big
"1.3-million people in America make their living off eBay."
A clean hit? Not quite
"Obama, Biden and their liberal allies oppose clean coal."
McCain flubs military history
"President Eisenhower, on the night before the Normandy invasion...[wrote a] letter of resignation to the United States Army for the failure of the landings at Normandy."
McCain's record on pork: Good, not perfect
"I have never asked for a single earmark, pork barrel project for my state of Arizona."
Palin was a member, but not an officer, of PTA
Palin had "executive experience" in the PTA.
Obama talks often about the global economy — but never about wishing it away
"My opponent promises to bring back old jobs by wishing away the global economy."
Palin was a sports reporter when Obama was organizing
When Sarah Palin was in government, Barack Obama was a community organizer.
McCain ad repeats error
Obama's tax plan hits $200,000 and up
Obama plans "a tax increase for everyone earning more than $42,000 a year."
© 2014 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise