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FEATURED: Truth-o-meter for Political Campaign Ads Required Starting with Presidential Election

by Truth Bomb on with 6 Comments
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All political campaign ads should have a Truthometer or truth 5 star rating that is displayed on screen during the ad. The electorate has a right to know if what they are hearing is legitimate. There is too much manipulation of the numbers and facts. An independent group or agency can provide the rating or measure the “truth” allowing voters to make a decision on whether to trust the information provided.



6 Comments on "FEATURED: Truth-o-meter for Political Campaign Ads Required Starting with Presidential Election"

  1. Beth says:

    It’s scary how badly we need this for the current election. From Obama birth certificate comments to Romney tax returns the bs never seems to stop….

  2. Nancy says:

    Oh, please, yes! It would be hard to do for the first time an ad appeared (unless we get into party espionage?); but from then on, the rating should be blatant! Unfortunately, people just won’t usually take the time to check for themselves online, to see who is trying to buy their votes. Go for it!

  3. Marty says:

    It would be nice to know what commercials are total bs. Though most of us have already picked a side.

  4. Pat says:

    Who could confirm the agency is nuetral? This would never work.

  5. Michael says:

    What about a something similar or related to politifact?

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