$8 million worth of distortions

From the Cheney-recommended factcheck.org
Two Bush ads full of misleading and false statements ran more than 9,000 times in 45 cities last week.
Two misleading Bush ads accusing Kerry of supporting tax increases on gasoline and middle-class parents were running heavily last week. According to the Campaign Media Analysis Group of TNS Media Intelligence, which tracks TV ads in the top 100 markets, the two Bush ads accounted for nearly half of the estimated $16 million spent by Bush and the Republican National Committee during that week alone.
Both ads repeat claims we’ve repeatedly disputed here. They both attempt to portray Kerry as eager to raise taxes on middle-income taxpayers, which Kerry has said consistently he won’t do. One ad characterizes Kerry’s votes against proposed tax cuts as votes to “raise taxes,” an outright falsehood.

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  1. Wow, hats off to you, woman. I don’t know how you managed to suffer those trolls in posts below, without starting to yell and scream. Keep up the good work, and I’ll see you on BlogSisters!

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