Daily Archives: September 3rd, 2012

The Quest for Truthiness: Study Conclusions

For this study I used PolitiFact.com as an existing data source. For Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, I looked at the 20 most recent ratings, as issued by PolitiFact, on statements each person had made.

Possible ratings are: True, Mostly True, Half True, Mostly False, False, and Pants on Fire.

To simplify things a bit I grouped the ratings as follows:

True: True, Mostly True
Half True: Half True
False: Mostly False, False, Pants On Fire

On now to the study results and conclusions.
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