PolitiFact Texas, launched six months ago, has fans and objectors--the latter includingLt. Gov. David Dewhurst who told NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik: “This is regrettably a new low for the Austin American-Statesman and for this particular group. It shouldn't be in the newspaper. It should be on the editorial page. I mean, for heaven's sakes.” Folkenflik's report aired this week, touching off reaction across the land.
By W. Gardner Selby :: Published on Friday, July 9th, 2010 at 6:11 p.m.
Before we sink into full-blown summer — abundant with fresh statements to test, we hope — let’s unload our mailbag. It’s too heavy to carry through July. These reader notes are edited for length and style.
By :: Published on Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:00 a.m.
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