As a GOP member myself, I feel that if someone is going lie, let it be the Democrats, however in Wisconsin most of the "facts" put out by the GOP are lies. Last week I tweeted that the governors statement that Wisconsin has created over half the private sector jobs in the US during the month of June seemed highly unlikely. I requested the facts from the governor, but never received an answer. Now several sources including PolitiFact are giving it a false rating. You can find the report here: http://bit.ly/pZVyG5 .
It is now being reported that radio ads by Wisconsin state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf has earned a "Mostly False" rating from fact-check group PolitiFact. The radio ad in question tells listeners that Harsdorf, R-River Falls, "understands that government should serve taxpayers, not the other way around," and attacks her challenger in the 10th District recall race, Shelly Moore, on the issue of taxes. The ad states, "Moore opposes any limit on taxes. This summer, let's tell Shelly Moore we can't afford more taxes." PolitiFact asked the Harsdorf campaign to back up the claim. PolitiFact's findings, found at http://bit.ly/p6eyNL, show that Moore has objected to several tax restraint efforts, but has also publicly supported "limiting the income-tax liability of working families, the elderly and others," according to PolitiFact. The ad had previously been rated as "Barely True" on PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter, but the definition of the rating was changed on Wednesday to "Mostly False."
We all know politicians stretch the truth, but outright lying to public, is not excusable, whether you are a Democrat or Republican.