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Fact Checker: May 25, 2008 - May 31, 2008

McCain, the Surge, and 'verb tenses'

John McCain erroneously says that the U.S. troop presence in Iraq is down to "pre-surge levels." The McCain camp says he mixed up his "verb tenses."

By Michael Dobbs  | May 30, 2008; 2:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (102)
Categories:  Candidate Watch  
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The Pot and the Kettle

Scott McClellan says that the American media failed to do its job properly during the run-up to the Iraqi war. The Fact Checker agrees.

By Michael Dobbs  | May 29, 2008; 3:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (56)
Categories:  Geppetto's Checkmark, History, Iraq, MSM Watch  
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Obama and Auschwitz, Part II

Barack Obama has made his "Americans liberated Auschwitz" claim more than once. He is not the only presidential candidate to twist the history of World War II.

By Michael Dobbs  | May 28, 2008; 12:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (193)
Categories:  3 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Candidate Watch, History  
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Where in the world is Auschwitz?

Barack Obama claims that his uncle helped to liberate Auschwitz. If that is true, he must have been serving in the Soviet Army in World War II.

By Michael Dobbs  | May 27, 2008; 4:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (290)
Categories:  3 Pinocchios, Barack Obama, Candidate Watch, History  
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