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Posted by on Dec 26, 2008 in Politics, Society | 4 comments

The Truth Shall Set You Free

At least we hope so.

Taking the religious to the secular, FactCheck.org’s Brooks Jackson — whom I had the pleasure of interviewing a year-and-a-half ago — publishes, at Newsweek.com, a summary of claims he and his colleagues have “debunked just since Election Day.”

It’s good for Brooks-and-crew, I suppose, that there’s so much bunk around to keep them busy — and good for the rest of us that they’re passionate about (and good at) their jobs.

PS: Here’s the detail on one of my favorites, the myth of the $70-per-hour wages earned by UAW members.