Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Statements about Message Machine 2010

False

Hot-button 2006 vote has spawned dozens of attack ads. This one is wrong, too

Half-True

Pro-Life Wisconsin's survey included 'personhood' question, through which it -- like some other groups -- defines the pill as abortion

Half-True

Workers wouldn't have picked up the full tab, but plan did propose free benefits to the unemployed

False

Let's see, Wisconsin proposal had no single payer, relied on private insurance ... need we go on?

Pants on Fire!

With group's upside down math, giving back less means getting paid more

Pants on Fire!

It's guilt by association, even when there isn't much association

Pants on Fire!

Attention, geography students: Kimberly, Wisconsin is not in Idaho

Mostly False

Partial birth ban applied to a specific procedure. It's the Supreme Court, not Congress, that voted to allow late-term abortions

True

Even Walker acknowledges the ad accurately states his views

Half-True

The mud gets muddled due to Walker's change in position

Half-True

Statement suggests anyone could do it, but language included narrow limits

Mostly False

Cites final vote as evidence of budget hawkishness, but not a single amendment to cut spending?

Mostly True

Some lawyers never practiced, and the accountant's other numbers were slightly off

Half-True

Sloppiness on both sides leaves subject and source both a little muddy

Mostly False

Claim centers on a critical news release that actually prompted changes to the project in question

Mostly False

In labeling Walker extreme, the group goes a bit beyond the facts

Pants on Fire!

Saying it often -- and loudly -- does not make it more true

Mostly True

It hasn't historically been the county's role, but the office did disappear for a year

Pants on Fire!

Here’s our formula: Twisted logic + lack of evidence = Pants on Fire.

Mostly False

Duffy acknowledges difficult balance, but left the job to campaign full time