Faulty Comparison: West on Obama Presidency

Former Rep. Allen West (R., Fla.) suggests that Barack Obama’s presidency is comparable to historic events, including the Depression, Civil War and Nazi regime.






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Faulty Comparison: 60 Plus Association on Affordable Care Act

A video from the 60 Plus Association draws a faulty comparison between the threat posted by Hitler and the effects that opponents of the Affordable Care Act attribute to it.











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FlackCheck.org Message to Rep. Tom Latham (R-IA): Scheduled Cuts Are Not Current Cuts

FlackCheck.org explains how an ad misleads by summing Medicare cuts over time to present a large, scary number. If one adopts that approach, almost anything in the budget is big and scary — including Latham’s own salary.











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Six Degrees of (Not Kevin Bacon)

A FlackCheck.org take-down of the 60 Plus Association’s “Still Believe”, which makes a false comparison between the Affordable Care Act and Adolf Hitler.











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