Statements about Economy

Pants on Fire!

That figure is way off the charts

Mostly False

On economic growth, Bush trailed other recent presidents

Mostly True

About five times as much, actually

Mostly False

The Great Recession befell the entire country

Mostly True

'Worth a shot.'

Half-True

There's more to the story

Half-True

No doubt of growth but little evidence of specifics

Mostly True

With a big assist from the national recovery

Mostly True

Right on the data, but be careful about cause and effect