Thursday, November 27th, 2014

All statements involving Roy Barnes

Mostly True

Yes, job losses greater under Barnes, but don't forget the Great Recession

Half-True

Correct, but Barnes needs to add important context

Half-True

Does Deal ad mislead voters about Barnes immigration stance?

Full Flop

"Bag of snakes" jab sent the Flip-O-Meter spinning

Roy Barnes
Roy Barnes

On running a "civil and polite" campaign

— PolitiFact Georgia

Pants on Fire!

Republican governors say 'adios' to the truth

Half-True

Grumpy old men debate the Barnes record. Some details left on cutting room floor

Mostly False

Barnes bet against a proposed state lottery, but not HOPE

Half Flip

Barnes attacks wouldn't fly at your typical church picnic

Roy Barnes
Roy Barnes

On running a "civil and polite" campaign.

— PolitiFact Georgia

Mostly True

Not quite a love fest, but far from a slug fest

Half Flip

Barnes backtracks on past initiatives

Roy Barnes
Roy Barnes

On tax breaks for businesses

— PolitiFact Georgia

Pants on Fire!

There's gold on that there Capitol, but not very much

Half-True

Number of jobs rose, but so did unemployment