Checking the facts

Don’t you jut love politics, especially when candidates appear on the same stage for a debate and toss out accusations against each other?

President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney both seem to be adhering to the adage that if you keep saying untruths long enough, well, then they’ll become true at least in the minds of voters.

During the final presidential debate Monday night, Oct. 22, both candidates stretched the truth on several issues and each came up with their own “whopper.”

Click on the following links to read how various fact-checkers viewed Monday night’s debate.

Associated Press: http://news.yahoo.com/fact-check-flunking-geography-history-033954434–election.html

CNN: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/category/fact-check/

NBC: http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/10/22/14629651-truth-squad-the-third-and-final-presidential-debate?lite

ABC: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/fact-checking-final-presidential-debate-iraq-afghanistan-bayonets/story?id=17540714

CBS: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57537807/fact-checking-the-final-presidential-debate/?tag=MaxDeep;leadHed

Fox: http://www.foxnews.com/

 

 

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