Recycled fake news about celebs
"Hollywood celebs: We will go on ‘total strike’ if Trump does not resign."
— Politifact PunditFact on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
Older protest photo was the tip-off
A viral image shows LeBron James wearing a T-shirt that reads, "We march, y’all mad. We sit down, y’all mad. We speak up, y’all mad. We die, y’all silent."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, October 12th, 2017
A commonly misattributed saying
Says Winston Churchill said, "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."
— Politifact PunditFact on Monday, October 9th, 2017
Remember what the Truth-O-Meter really does
Says PolitiFact reported that "95 percent of what (Donald Trump) says is a lie."
— Politifact PunditFact on Monday, September 18th, 2017
Sanders was mocking Trump
"While on FAKE NEWS @CNN, Bernie Sanders was cut off for using the term fake news to describe the network. They said technical difficulties!"
— Politifact National on Sunday, February 12th, 2017
Actor's shirt was plain
Says actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson wore a T-shirt stating: "We Stand for the flag, we kneel for the fallen."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
A fitting close to our 2016 fact-checks
"Beyonce and Jay Z, I like them, I like them ... I get bigger crowds than they do. It's true. I get far bigger crowds."
— Politifact National on Monday, November 7th, 2016
Not the naked truth
Says Ted Cruz distributed the ad showing a nude Melania Trump on a rug.
— Politifact National on Thursday, March 31st, 2016
Admits she misspoke, though Facebook is significant pathway to news
"Most Americans are now getting their news from Facebook."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, October 29th, 2015
Africa's 'Bono' missed a beat on this claim
"The music industry is the biggest export from Africa after oil and gas."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, August 7th, 2014
No meat here
Richmond is "the most vegan-friendly city."
— Politifact Virginia on Friday, February 14th, 2014
Claim is a kitchen nightmare
Paula Deen supported and campaigned for Barack Obama.
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, July 12th, 2013
We say it and laugh, but evidence is lacking
Tampa is "the strip club capital of the world."
— Politifact Florida on Friday, January 13th, 2012
We saw it with our own eyes!
"I remember one of [Curt Schilling's] teammates said he painted his sock, the bloody sock."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Tuesday, July 27th, 2010
Texans showed "volcanic" interest, but Medina wasn't nation's top search
"For the hour after the (Jan. 14) debate, 'Debra Medina' was the No. 1 search on Google and for the remainder of that night No. 3."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, February 5th, 2010