Obama’s Speech: Full of Half-Truths and Distortions?


obama-convention-20121President Barack Obama laid claim to a peace dividend that doesn’t exist when he told the nation he wants to use money saved by ending wars to build highways, schools and bridges.

The wars were largely financed by borrowing, so there is no ready pile of cash to be diverted to anything else.

The claim was one of several by Obama in his acceptance speech Thursday at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., and by Vice President Joe Biden in earlier remarks that did not match the facts. Click here for a look at some of their assertions.

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  1. Just like Romney’s. Politics is politics. they all tell whoppers, Republicans and Democrats alike. It’s called “election year,” and the fact-checkers’ holiday.