Articles from November, 2010

Readers talk back to the Truth-O-Meter

Now that the campaign signs are coming down, the TV attack ads are fading into memory and the victors are enjoying their brief political honeymoons, we thought we'd share what some PolitiFact Rhode Island readers had to say about our work during the 2010 general election campaign. Judging by the volume, our readers are really passionate about two topics: Social Security and global warming. Our rulings on those issues drew far more comments, pro or con, than anything we've ever done. But we figure if the Truth-O-Meter can dish it out, it has to be able to take it. So here's a roundup from our mailbag: