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Applying the “Fact Check” Hit Squad’s Romney-Ryan Rules to the DNC

ebartee Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 12:42 PM
When reagan's economy boomed he did cut taxes...he also spent like mad and lowered the interest rate. You can't claim that his tax cuts caused the boom and ignore everything else that he did.

If there were ever a pristine past when “fact checkers” confirmed or rebutted verifiable claims, it’s dead. The fact checkers killed it.

The barrage of attacks on Romney-Ryan expose the truth: “Fact-checking” today is nothing more than the voice of the counter-argument, the scramble for unflattering context, alleged hypocrisy, contradiction, or distraction. Concrete “facts” are often an afterthought, and sometimes even need contradicting in the service of higher “truth.”

That’s how it came to pass that $716 billion that Obamacare cuts from the Medicare line-item is not really a $716 billion cut to Medicare; Waiving...

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