Fact checking the debate

In case you haven’t already seen it, here’s a valuable run down of Obama’s and McCain’s more questionable debate claims from the folks at FactCheck.org, run by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania.

It’s no real time crowd opinion-meter, but hey, different strokes for different folks.

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Clint Hendler is the managing editor of Mother Jones, and a former deputy editor of CJR.