Politifact.com is a project operated by the TampaBayTimes, in which reporters and editors from the Times and affiliated media outlets "Fact-Check statements by members of Congress, the White House, lobbyists and interest groups" (Journalism).[2] They publish original statements and their evaluations on the Politifact.com website, and assign each a "Truth-O-Meter" rating. The ratings range from "True" for completely accurate statements to "Pants on Fire" (from the taunt "Liar, liar, pants on fire") for false and ridiculous claims.[3] The site also includes an "Obameter", tracking President Barack Obama's performance with regard to his campaign promises, and a "GOP Pledge-O-Meter", which tracks promises made by House Republicans in their "PledgeToAmerica". Politifact.com's local affiliates keep similar track of statements and figures of regional relevance, as evidenced by Politifact Tennessee's "Haslam-O-Meter" tracking Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's efforts[4] and Wisconsin's "Walk-O-Meter" tracking Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's efforts.[5] Politifact has been both praised and criticized by independent observers, conservatives and liberals alike. Conservative bias and liberal bias have been alleged, and criticisms have been made of attempts to fact-check statements that cannot be truly "fact-checked". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Politifact.com

Maybe they should use Robert Anton Wilson's categorizations on Nature Of Truth.

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