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FactCheck.org concludes McCain spot on Obama and Ayers is misleading
Chicago Sun Times ^ | 10/10/08 | Lynn Sweet

Posted on 10/10/2008 6:25:54 PM PDT by pissant

CHICAGO--John McCain's campaign ads use "false and misleading statements" about the relationship between Barack Obama and Bill Ayers, according to an analysis by FactCheck.org.

FactCheck.org conclusion

Voters may differ in how they see Ayers, or how they see Obama's interactions with him. We're making no judgment calls on those matters. What we object to are the McCain-Palin campaign's attempts to sway voters - in ads and on the stump - with false and misleading statements about the relationship, which was never very close. Obama never "lied" about this, just as he never bragged about it. The foundation they both worked with was hardly "radical." And Ayers i

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.suntimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: ayers; billayersbuddies; electionads; factcheck; larrysinclairslover; mccainpalin; obama
What a shock. The Annenberg Foundations 'fact checkers' are running interference for Obama again. These a**holes are just another branch of the Obama campaign
1 posted on 10/10/2008 6:25:54 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Factcheck.org should change their name to ExcusesforObama.org.


2 posted on 10/10/2008 6:28:45 PM PDT by babydubya1981 (Homeschooling Moms for McCain/Palin 08)
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To: babydubya1981

Try running the search term “Larry Sinclair” on FactCheck.org and was what (doesn’t) happen.


3 posted on 10/10/2008 6:30:18 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: pissant

The Annenberg Challenge was administered by Obama.

FactCheck.org need to check Conflict_Of_Interest.org


4 posted on 10/10/2008 6:32:14 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (Fire the CIA and hire the Free Clinic, someone who knows how to stop leaks.)
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To: pissant

like some ancient sage used to say on a tv show “SURPRISE,SURPRISE,SURPRISE”


5 posted on 10/10/2008 6:36:12 PM PDT by pennboricua
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To: pissant

I think we should woute the headline as:

“FactCheck.org concludes McCain spot on.”

It’s as honest as the editing job the MSM does whenever they quote Gov. Palin.


6 posted on 10/10/2008 6:36:51 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (For real change stop electing lawyers: Fighter-Pilot/Hockey-Mom '08.)
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To: Doctor Raoul
There is a huge conflict of interest issue here. Who are they trying to kid...??

People need to read Stanley Kurtz and Stephen Diamond to get the real scoop regarding Obama and Ayers.

7 posted on 10/10/2008 6:38:21 PM PDT by Cyropaedia ("Virtue cannot separate itself from reality without becoming a principal of evil...".)
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To: SERKIT

Funny. Type in ‘birth certificate’ on the site and look at the second entry.

They are fooling millions....the people all around us everyday.


8 posted on 10/10/2008 6:38:46 PM PDT by Doug TX
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To: pissant

This is hilarious - in the “about” link of factcheck.org they indicate that they are fully funded by the Annenberg Foundation and they don’t indicate in the story that they have a conflict of interest by watering down information about Barak and Bill Ayers Annenburg Challenge activities.


9 posted on 10/10/2008 6:39:17 PM PDT by purplelobster
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To: pissant

Factcheck pretends to be unbiased. The keyword is pretends.


10 posted on 10/10/2008 6:40:18 PM PDT by linn37 (Hail Me, Obama or be cast into the fiery pits of eternal damnation!")
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To: pissant

Fox and Friends did a factcheck on Factcheck.org this morning. It appears Factcheck.org has its own problems when it comes to getting the facts straight. Losers. Trying to save their boy, they are throwing away their own credibility.


11 posted on 10/10/2008 6:41:54 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I'm voting for McCain/Palin so I can look my grandkids in the eye when I tell them I'm sorry.)
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To: pissant
What we object to are the McCain-Palin campaign's attempts to sway voters ...

Silly me. I thought that was the point of a political ad.

12 posted on 10/10/2008 6:45:43 PM PDT by 6SJ7 (Welcome PUMAs!)
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To: 6SJ7

You saw that too, huh. What retards.


13 posted on 10/10/2008 6:47:40 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: 6SJ7
I heard something about Factcheck on Fox this morning--they are very partisan (Dem) and checked and reported 1 fact when there were other facts in play. They should have reported all and let viewers/readers decide. But they made the decision to slant it against McCain--surprise!

vaudine

14 posted on 10/10/2008 6:49:04 PM PDT by vaudine (RO)
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Why Ayers And Dohrn Matter
October, 10, 2008 — nicedeb
Let Ayers, and Dohrn tell you, themselves in this interview with Connie Cung from 1998, (long after Obama became acquainted with them):
http://nicedeb.wordpress.com/


15 posted on 10/10/2008 6:50:26 PM PDT by anglian
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To: vaudine

It’s a sad world. We need to fact check the fact checkers.


16 posted on 10/10/2008 6:56:16 PM PDT by 6SJ7 (Welcome PUMAs!)
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To: 6SJ7
In Obama’s case it is to brainwash.
17 posted on 10/10/2008 6:59:23 PM PDT by stayathomemom ( nowanemptynester)
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To: anglian

Direct link

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQsYzBlXK6M


18 posted on 10/10/2008 7:07:14 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: linn37
Factcheck pretends to be unbiased. The keyword is pretends.

And Obama pretends to be a Black. The keyword is pretends.
19 posted on 10/10/2008 7:15:40 PM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (All You Need is Money [Soros] and a Candidate Who Can Be Coached to Look Sincere [Obama]. A. Huxley)
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To: vaudine

It’s about time Annenberg became involved in the ways the family money is spent and not let left wing organizations use his money much less name .. and then when caught, use the Annenberg friendship with Ronald Reagn to justify what they do as mainstream or conservative sanctioned.

Whatever happened to “Defund the Left?” It’s not unlike the 9/11 terrorists using American planes to destroy American buildings. No real investment on their part.


20 posted on 10/10/2008 7:17:54 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: pissant

Lynn Sweet may be busy editing critical posts out of her blog for some time.


21 posted on 10/10/2008 7:41:32 PM PDT by dr_who
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To: dr_who

LOL. Excellent.. She is a rancid skank of the first order.


22 posted on 10/10/2008 7:43:12 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant
Sign the I Support Bill Ayers Letter

Ahhh, poor Bill, I feel so bad for him, think I will sign his letter right away.
23 posted on 10/11/2008 1:32:06 AM PDT by Fred (The Democrat Party is the Nadir of Nihilism)
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To: Fred

I see a lot of names of academic communists on that endorsement of Ayers.

I’m shocked! Shocked I say!


24 posted on 10/11/2008 1:35:20 PM PDT by Canedawg (Over? OVER? Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?!)
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