Saturday, October 25th, 2014

All statements involving Tom Barrett

Half-True

Tough times, plenty of blame to go around

Mostly True

You're welcome, Mr. Mayor

No Flip

He was for it – and against it – all along

Mostly False

The proposals would save money, but assumptions behind the math show the bottom line is off

Mostly True

The missing context: These are the federally-funded jobs to run the just-opened center

True

Jobs may be down overall, but things are looking up in the oft-overlooked valley

Half-True

Pro-Life Wisconsin's survey included 'personhood' question, through which it -- like some other groups -- defines the pill as abortion

Mostly False

Partial birth ban applied to a specific procedure. It's the Supreme Court, not Congress, that voted to allow late-term abortions

True

Even Walker acknowledges the ad accurately states his views

Pants on Fire!

Saying it often -- and loudly -- does not make it more true

Mostly True

It hasn't historically been the county's role, but the office did disappear for a year

False

The adult-embryonic distinction is important in science -- and politics

Pants on Fire!

If this were the art world instead of politics, it would be considered forgery

Pants on Fire!

Only if down is up, and homicide is the only violent crime

Mostly False

Economists and experts use a different measuring stick than political opponents do