Are pizzas delivered amid a riot?
Says "I have been through the gauntlet, when we had riots in that Capitol."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
Cooked books claim up in flames
Unemployment numbers "are artificial numbers. These are numbers that are massaged to make the existing economy look good, to make this administration look good when, in fact, it's a total disaster."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 25th, 2016
Wrong stat cited; ratio actually 29:1
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has "2.8 students per faculty" member, "tied for second-lowest in its history since 1994."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, May 13th, 2016
Quote is made up
Says Scott Walker said "Labor unions don’t deserve to have a national holiday" due to their damage to the economy. And the holiday "should be replaced by Patriots Day, celebrated every year on 9/11."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, September 10th, 2015
No documents to be found
"Documents released from the Soviet Union" show "the Soviet Union started treating" President Ronald Reagan more seriously after Reagan fired the air traffic controllers.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Meme takes the words out of Noam Chomsky's mouth
Says former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said that "if the workers are more insecure, that's very healthy for the society" because "they'll serve the masters gladly and passively."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 21st, 2014
Subset of a subset dating back about a decade
"25% of human trafficking victims are located in Texas."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Out-of-state arbitrators a no go
"They talk about this problem with binding arbitration. It doesn’t make a lot of sense to me to have somebody from Los Angeles fly into Zanesville and impose a wage settlement on you ... and then they’re on the plane back to Los Angeles."
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
Claim is based on a statistical quirk
Congressional Republicans have introduced dozens of bills on social issues and other topics, but "zero on job creation."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
The claim was just as wrong the first time we heard it
"Protesters caused $7.5 million in damage to the Wisconsin State House"
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Police told him, at the time, it was from a pebble while driving
Says protesters at the Wisconsin state Capitol on the night the state Senate passed collective bargaining changes damaged the windshield of his car.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, April 25th, 2011
Not even close
"Withheld union dues fund half of Dem (Democratic) campaigns in Florida."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, March 25th, 2011
So wrong it’s almost criminal
"Roughly 25% of RI has a criminal record"
— Politifact Rhode Island on Thursday, March 10th, 2011
Even the officials who used the number didn't believe it for long
Damage by protesters to the Wisconsin state Capitol will cost $7.5 million to repair.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, March 8th, 2011
The wheels on this claim come off and off
Says "union bosses" bused protesters to a Central Florida education protest.
— Politifact Florida on Monday, March 7th, 2011
Um, they’re actually re-securing the building after damage was done
As part of efforts to rein in protesters, Republicans in Wisconsin have "bolted windows inside the Capitol shut."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, March 4th, 2011
Not inside the Statehouse and no proof it was protesters
"Unfortunately we have documented instances where people defecated in the (Statehouse) building."
— Politifact Ohio on Tuesday, March 1st, 2011
Extreme comparison, extreme rating
Hitler "abolished unions and that’s what" Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is "doing today."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011
His own past statements contradict this one
Says under his budget-repair bill, "collective bargaining is fully intact."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Friday, February 18th, 2011
Everyone else says they're spirited but peaceful
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s move to limit collective bargaining rights has led to "riots" at the Capitol -- "It's like Cairo has moved to Madison these days."