You can read the rest at FactCheck.org.
He said McCain, far from being a maverick who’s "broken with his party," has voted to support Bush policies 90 percent of the time. True enough, but by the same measure Obama has voted with fellow Democrats in the Senate 97 percent of the time.
Obama said "average family income" went down $2,000 under Bush, which isn't correct. An aide said he was really talking only about "working" families and not retired couples. And – math teachers, please note – he meant median (or midpoint) and not really the mean or average. Median family income actually has inched up slightly under Bush.
Friday, September 5
Since we're striving for fair and balanced around here, I thought I should dig up some fact checking on Sen. Obama's convention speech.
Posted by Natalie at 9:21 AM