Friday, November 28th, 2014

Absolute statements and the Texas Truth-O-Meter

We rated Mostly False Greg Abbott's absolute claim about problems with the Texas voter ID law.
We rated Mostly False Greg Abbott's absolute claim about problems with the Texas voter ID law.

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.

Read the full article to the right, where we're also stacking some other recent checks of claims with an "absolute" quality.