Colin L. Powell says he managed to cut the defense budget by 25 percent. Does his claim hold up?
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.
Sometimes facial expressions are more eloquent than the most stirring rhetoric. The Fact Checker studies Bill Clinton's face during Tuesday night's election rally in Indiana.
A rare Geppetto checkmark to General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker for acknowledging that there is still no "light at the end of the tunnel" in Iraq. The three remaining presidential candidates have been less honest about the flaws in their own Iraqi exit strategies.
Back from a short vacation, the Fact Checker awards a rare Geppetto checkmark, celebrating the dictum that "a gaffe is when a politician tells the truth."
Giuliani, Clinton, and Obama receive Geppetto checkmarks from the Fact Checker for statements that combine honesty with memorability.