Mostly true? Partly false? Barely true? Mostly false? Let's call the whole thing off | Wis.Community

Mostly true? Partly false? Barely true? Mostly false? Let's call the whole thing off

If PolitiFact's arbitrary rating system at the Journal Sentinel weren't already confusing enough, this note today at the bottom of a piece on a claim by State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf should explain  everything:

 

Editor's note: This statement was rated Barely True when it was published. On July 27, 2011, we changed the name for the rating to Mostly False.

UPDATE: Cory Liebmann at Wisconsin Eye rates PolitiFact barely tolerable. He is too kind.

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July 27, 2011 - 11:22am

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