Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Statements about Labor

Pants on Fire!

The claim was just as wrong the first time we heard it

Mostly False

Overheated language obscures the fact no permanent damage was done

False

We’ve been down this path before — and the view’s the same

Mostly False

This claim has a little kick, but it is far from 100-proof

False

Two ways to look at it … but not right under either

False

Maybe soon, but not at this point in the process

Mostly True

The accepted measure puts Milwaukee — the metro area — at No. 1

Half-True

Evidence cited is a mixed bag, though even Prosser acknowledges similarities

 Greater Wisconsin Committee

Greater Wisconsin Committee

Says David Prosser = Scott Walker.

— Wisconsin

Mostly True

True for much of the campaign, but she got one recently.

Half Flip

Voted consistently, but veered on explanations

Mostly False

Unprecedented departure stymied action, but GOP had the tools to break the logjam. And did.

Mostly False

The proposals would save money, but assumptions behind the math show the bottom line is off

Half-True

The rhetoric overstates the reality, but on some points not by much