Absolute statements and the Texas Truth-O-Meter
By W. Gardner Selby
Published on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 at 10:08 a.m.
In an Associated Press interview, Greg Abbott said the Texas voter ID law had resulted in "no problems whatsoever" in the run-up to the November elections.
Mostly False, we concluded, noting that while Abbott's claim had an element of truth in that there weren't many problems reported, there were still a few. Most memorably, perhaps, former House Speaker Jim Wright ran a gauntlet before receiving an ID card enabling him to go to the polls.
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Researchers: W. Gardner Selby
Names in this article: Greg Abbott
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