I haven’t read many political books lately, but Factcheck.org is invaluable for cutting through the misleading statements and statistics that our politicians are constantly feeding us. The site is run by the Annenberg Public Policy Center, who are non-partisan and consider themselves a “consumer advocate for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics”. They fact check political speeches, ads, and even the recent presidential debates. Some of the errors are outright lies and may change your opinion on a particular candidate. Other times, you may just chuckle at an apparent goof on the part of the candidate or a simple error. For example, FactCheck corrected Obama for mis-stating the year the computer was invented. For shame, Obama! For shame!
4 Out of 4 Stars
Reviewed By: Steve Osler, Library Services