Henry Bonilla tries to link his opponent to “Islamic radicals.”
The mid-term elections of 2006 brought an unprecedented barrage of advertising containing much that is false or misleading.
Another video on homeland security twists Democrats’ words and exaggerates “the Republican record.”
An ad by Republican Sen. Mike DeWine of Ohio distorts his opponent’s record by selectively choosing votes that don’t accurately reflect the overall picture.
A GOP radio ad falsely characterizes Sen. Feingold’s censure resolution as reprimanding the President for pursuing al Qaeda.
TV ads say “easy immigration from Mexico” provides cover for terrorists. But the 9/11 hijackers had visas. And what about Canada?
Bush and Kerry repeat discredited claims in their final flurry of ads. Here’s our pre-election summary of the misinformation we found during the Bush-Kerry presidential campaign.
Radio ad claims most air traffic was grounded when bin Laden’s family was allowed to leave. Not true. In fact, the FBI questioned 22 of them and found no links to terrorism.
With election day approaching the tempo of ads is increasing, but not the level of factual accuracy. Both sides are making false or misleading claims in their ads.
Republican group’s ad shows Osama, Kerry. It appeals to fear, and twists Kerry’s record on defense, intelligence, Iraq.