posted on Jan, 8 2012 @ 06:11 PM
The problem with watching (rather than reading) is that quite often your brain doesn't catch all the problems in a statement when it's made with charm
and confidence. There are a number of "fact checking" organizations that will examine the debates and speeches and will check some of the claims
And it's apparent when the candidates don't really do any deep examination of issues.
Here's the run-down from last night
Now, I picked just that one source but others are in agreement with what was reported there. So I looked up some fact checking websites -- since as
anyone who ever had to review sources knows, you NEVER go with just a single source. Here, for your debate enjoyment purposes (or your OWN fact
checking on others' statements) are some of the major fact checking websites.
(a rather interesting article shows that while Ron Paul leads the pack in donations from military, Barack Obama comes in second. The others have
almost no donations from the military)
And while we're at it, here's Factcheck's "worst whoppers of 2011":
edit on 8-1-2012 by Byrd because: (no reason given)