Today, PolitiFact Wisconsin’s “Truth-o-Meter” test on political ads found that “Gallagher has not made a proposal on Social Security that would cut the benefits of two-thirds of the recipients.” Career politician Thomas Nelson’s dishonest attack against Mike Gallagher is being repeatedly pointed out by independent third party media analysts.
Weeks ago, Factcheck.org, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, rated Thomas Nelson’s attack on Mike Gallagher as ‘False’. Since then, Nelson has continued to attack Mike using this lie in hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of T.V. commercials.
The Facts are clear…
PolitiFact WI: “Gallagher has not made a proposal on Social Security that would cut the benefits of two-thirds of the recipients.”
Factcheck.org: “A Wisconsin Democrat’s ad falsely accuses his opponent of proposing to cut Social Security benefits for two-thirds of seniors.“
Thomas Nelson even refused to answer why he lied…
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The fact that Thomas Nelson continues to push this smear after it has been independently confirmed as false tells you all you need to know about career Politician Thomas Nelson, and the desperate measures he will take to win at all costs.