Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Statements about Economy

Mostly True

Yes, though not all in Wisconsin

False

Actually a net gain of jobs on her watch

 Republican Governors Association

Republican Governors Association

Mary "Burke’s record: 130,000 fewer jobs."

— Wisconsin

True

It’s half a mountain now

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

"We cut our deficits by more than half."

— Wisconsin

True

Slower to recover from recession than neighbors

True

Better lately, but longer view not kind to state

True

Wages, property income, government assistance all up

Mostly True

Role of discrimination unclear

Pants on Fire!

Actually, more recent stats show them rising

Mostly False

Not by most measures