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Re: FACT CHECK: CONVENTION SPEAKERS STRAY FROM REALITY ( AP alert)
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2012, 02:27:02 AM »
You think they will do this for the Dem convention??  /s


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Re: FACT CHECK: CONVENTION SPEAKERS STRAY FROM REALITY ( AP alert)
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Re: FACT CHECK: CONVENTION SPEAKERS STRAY FROM REALITY ( AP alert)
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2012, 07:02:59 AM »
This isn't fact-checking, it's "well... well... they did it too!" Most of those statements are, at their heart, true.

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Re: FACT CHECK: CONVENTION SPEAKERS STRAY FROM REALITY ( AP alert)
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2012, 09:04:01 AM »
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RYAN: Said Obama misled people in Ryan's hometown of Janesville, Wis., by making them think a General Motors plant there threatened with closure could be saved. "A lot of guys I went to high school with worked at that GM plant. Right there at that plant, candidate Obama said: `I believe that if our government is there to support you . this plant will be here for another hundred years.' That's what he said in 2008. Well, as it turned out, that plant didn't last another year."

THE FACTS: The plant halted production in December 2008, weeks before Obama took office and well before he enacted a more robust auto industry bailout that rescued GM and Chrysler and allowed the majority of their plants - though not the Janesville facility - to stay in operation. Ryan himself voted for an auto bailout under President George W. Bush that was designed to help GM, but he was a vocal critic of the one pushed through by Obama that has been widely credited with revitalizing both GM and Chrysler.
Ari Fleischer tweeted that Ryan got his facts right about this, citing this Milwaukee Journal article.

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