You might have a misattribution if...
Says Jeff Foxworthy wrote a list of examples explaining how "you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots."
— PolitiFact Facebook fact-checks
on Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
She cited borrowers, study cited amounts
"Today in America — a new study came out — 20 years out, whites who borrowed money, 94% of them have paid off their student loan debt; 5% of African-Americans have paid it off."
— PolitiFact National
on Thursday, November 21st, 2019
Not so much for private school price tags
"Forty years ago, a federal Pell Grant paid for nearly 80% of tuition, fees, room and board at a four-year college."
— PolitiFact Vermont
on Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
It depends which debt you consider
"Local Government debt in Texas has increased nearly 40% in the past 5 years."
— PolitiFact Texas
on Friday, May 24th, 2019
Claim slightly understates rapid pace of growth
"College debt has increased 170 percent since 2006 and now exceeds $1.5 trillion dollars, which is second only to mortgage debt and surpasses even credit card debt."
— PolitiFact California
on Thursday, March 21st, 2019