“Four Pinocchios” for the Post on Photo ID
09/26/2014 | News |
We live in the age of the fact checkers. There’s PolitiFact, FactCheck.org, and of course the Washington Post’s “Fact Checker.” But when the media itself gets it wrong, who will fact check the fact checkers?
Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that over 450,000 voters lacked proper identification to cast ballots in Virginia. That’s a shocking number—so let’s take a look at it, Fact Checker style.
About 450,000 voters in Virginia may lack the proper...Continued »
08/13/2014 | News |
Democrats are alleging massive voter fraud ... what, what?
Coming from the party that routinely denies any possibility of voter fraud, Richmond Democrats' new-found obsession with the issue is highly entertaining.
In the Democratic Party-run firehouse primary to choose the party's state senate nominee in the 16th District special election, Democrats -- free to adopt any voter identification standard they wished, or none at all -- opted for requirements...Continued »
Herring Goes After Voter ID
08/05/2014 | News |
When Mark Herring and I faced off in last year’s election, one of his common refrains was that he would “take the politics out of the AG’s office.” And who could object to that? While every elected official brings his or her own convictions and ideas to bear, we rightly expect much of the Attorney General’s job to come down to properly interpreting and applying the law, and defending the state’s interests even when (as is inevitable) the Attorney General may...Continued »