Separating PolitFacts from PolitiFictions

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Only one week away from the highly anticipated mid-term elections, states across the country are inundated by political messages that often pull at voters' heartstrings rather than deal with political and practical realities. But just how much do modern politicians get away with as they bend, fold, spindle and mutilate the truth in these ads?

For the answer we speak with Bill Adair, editor of and Washington Bureau Chief for the St. Petersburg Times. Adair’s job at PolitiFact is to distinguish the truth from the 'truthiness' in today's political ads.


Bill Adair

Produced by:

Hsi-Chang Lin

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