Monday, November 24th, 2014

Statements about Social Security

False

An incorrect claim debunked since 2006

 National Republican Senatorial Committee

National Republican Senatorial Committee

Says Mark Pryor voted "to give Social Security benefits to illegal immigrants."

— National

Half-True

Ad has a point, but overreaches

Half-True

Subject of vote is murkier than ad lets on

Half-True

UPDATED: The number's on target, but incorrectly described

Mostly False

He went right up to the line twice on national TV

Mostly True

His 2010 book isn't explicit, but strongly suggests it

False

Perry's tone has softened, but his comparison is still wrong

Rick Perry

Rick Perry

Social Security is a "Ponzi scheme."

— National

False

No, it's tied to consumer prices