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Quote Hanan Replybullet Topic: Falsehoods, Myths, Talking Points
    Posted: 05 November 2006 at 6:22am

Top election falsehoods, myths, and talking points

As the November 7 midterm elections approach, the increasing media coverage has carried with it an onslaught of conservative misinformation. Media Matters for America has compiled some of the more common examples below.

American voters favor Republicans on national security

The public favors Republicans on the issues of taxes and fiscal responsibility

Republicans had the "Contract with America" in 1994 to power their victory, but Democrats in 2006 have no agenda

Terrorists want the Democrats to win

Even if Americans don't approve of the job Bush is doing, they like him personally

Once a "pro-Bush" state, always a "pro-Bush" state

Democrats will drown the Bush administration in investigations

Kuo's claims regarding White House's real views of religious conservatives have no precedent

Republicans and Democrats both equally guilty of "dirty tricks"

Full Article http://mediamatters.org/items/200611040007

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