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"
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