FactCheck.Org Joins Anti-Social Security Lynch Mob
March 3, 2011 - 6:25pm ET
Call it speaking untruth to power. Until recently, FactCheck.Org had a well-deserved reputation for exposing and correcting the lies of elected officials. But in the article, “Democrats Deny Social Security’s Red Ink,” FactCheck is guilty of distorting the truth, and the politicians it criticizes get it right. The media watchdog has now joined the chorus of elite media outlets hell-bent on convincing a wary public that Social Security will not be there for them. Click here for a chart comparing the article’s claims with the truth, and a graph showing Social Security’s surplus. Click here, here and here for more comprehensive takedowns of the article.
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