Liar Liar Pants on Fire
Reporter Tom Tobin takes credit for the Times’ gimmick known as the “Truth-O-Meter.” Reporters from the Times fact-check statements made by politicians and lobbyists and rate them on the “Truth-O-Meter.” The statements are rated from “True” if the statement is accurate and complete to “Pants on Fire” if the statement is laughingly false.
Fact-checking Tobin and Childs’ own statements to Church representatives,
Freedom has identified a number of statements that we say are “Pants on Fire.”
A few follow: