Data: PolitiFact's 'Pants on Fire' Awarded Overwhelmingly to Republican...

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DATA: POLITIFACT'S 'PANTS ON FIRE' AWARDED OVERWHELMINGLY TO REPUBLICANS, CONSERVATIVES

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by WARNER TODD HUSTON (/COLUMNISTS/WARNER-TODD-HUSTON) COMMENT 24 Nov 2012, 10:01 AM PDT
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A new chart (http://conservativefactcheck.com /content/articles/50) has debuted showing the stark bias that purported "fact checker" PolitiFact commits against Republicans and conservatives. The chart demonstrates how people on the right side of the aisle have been scolded by PolitiFact far more often and with much greater virulence than have Democrats and liberals.
This particular chart was assembled by calculating the number of "Pants on Fire" awards to what PolitiFact claims are lies by our national political figures. "Pants on Fire" is the greatest demerit PolitiFact offers. Blogger Chuck Rogers explains: We assembled this chart by sorting PolitiFact's complete list of "Pants on Fire" rulings. We filtered out any rulings of chain email or anonymous Facebook posts (although these were virtually all conservative viewpoints), as well as politicians or organizations who had only one "Pants on Fire" ruling (but again, even these were mostly conservatives). The most impressive result is how PolitiFact treated Mitt Romney. He has received a "Pants on Fire" ruling more than twice than that of any other politician except Michele Bachmann. And, according to PolitiFact, Bachmann herself is far and away a worse liar

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11/24/2012 1:57 PM

Data: PolitiFact's 'Pants on Fire' Awarded Overwhelmingly to Republican...

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2012/11/23/PolitiFact-s-Bias-...

than any other pol besides Romney. Amazingly, Romney's "Pants on Fire" hits are three times more than Obama's and Obama has had seven years of campaigning and four years of Presidency during which he's committed one lie after another. Vice President Joe Biden, who has become a punchline for his gaffes and inaccurate statements has merely the same number of "Pants on Fire" statements as the little-known "Government Is Not God PAC," fewer than nine conservative politicians and pundits. For those suffering under the delusion that PolitiFact is unbiased, this chart should go a long way to disabuse them of that notion. The Democrats and the media appealed to allegedly unbiased fact-checkers like PolitiFact as authorities on American politics throughout the last election, although it's clear that the fact-check class had stacked the deck against Mitt Romney from the start. This is how the Democrat Media Complex works.

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Well, I'm glad they picked a worthy opponent. I will kick their A$S six ways to Sunday. I don't think they know what "pants on fire means" Let's demonstrate.
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BEEKAAAY

Politifart stinks!
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URNOTHWOLIBERTY

The biggest liar and bser of all time barack hussein O and his campaign, went out and called Romney a bser and liar, I guess that didn't upset the free contraceptive or the indenpendents of a brain voters. We need a candidate that will fight for the truth more even while the corrupted media will be attacking him/her, with every lie in the book. Romney left too much fight on the table.
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GREPINBEE

Conservatives need to understand that we are at WAR with the MSM in addition to LibProgs. Romney tried to treat the MSM like rational adults, but future successful candidates will need to destroy the MSM.
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URNOTHWOLIBERTY

Thank you for again reporting more Truth and Actual True Facts. Most people who think, know that politwistthefacts.com is nothing more than another totalitarian lying propaganda site. It is perfect for the sheep on the left that solely read headlines that they believe benefit them. Soon the professional liars of the left will come up with a site and call it Truth.com, they probably already have.
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11/24/2012 1:57 PM

Data: PolitiFact's 'Pants on Fire' Awarded Overwhelmingly to Republican...

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2012/11/23/PolitiFact-s-Bias-...

CAPTAINOBLIVIOUS

How many times is their site rated "pants on fire"?
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PAMDIX

Duh, I knew that a long time ago...
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WILLYNELSON

As Conservatives we have got to stop having such liars representing us. "Leaders" like Bachmann and the advances in internet technologies have made us look silly. We need to purge these losers and rebuild, these lies are way too transparent
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BEEKAAAY

So we should replace them with Marxists. That is the RINOpublican party's plan.
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URNOTHWOLIBERTY

bad humor
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BRYANWWHITE

One doesn't find the scandal in the raw "Pants on Fire" numbers until one looks at PolitiFact's failure to use any objective criteria to separate "Pants on Fire" from "False." PolitiFact's decisions between one and the other provide the convincing evidence that PolitiFact exercises a partisan bias. http://www.politifactbias.com/... An election year update: http://www.politifactbias.com/...
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EAGLESVIEW

Yet. another supposed "news" outlet revealed as full of crap. Nice work poopy pants Politifact.
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MODDKENWOOD

dems/media won the war this time.it's taken since FDR to dismantle the country and leave the Right in ruins. my white flag is raised.take me to the Union made ovens.
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OURFOUNDINGFATHER

Yes, "chin up" - Moddkenwood Libs love to stoke the fire - but they do not realized the potatoes wrapped in foil bake extremely well in extreme heat. Now is the time for conservatives to stand firm - seek common ground with the "tea party" and the like ... and never let foolish liberal talk stand in your way!
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RIMPY

see the story about the UN taking up drones? It will be like TERMINATOR- but with, instead of machines, the GLOBALIST PIGS coming after us.
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TANGO NINER

The UN is dead to me. Bring them.

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11/24/2012 1:57 PM

Data: PolitiFact's 'Pants on Fire' Awarded Overwhelmingly to Republican...

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2012/11/23/PolitiFact-s-Bias-...

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VORNAK

Chin up ... always darkest just before the dawn.
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