How we make the call
Truth Squad assigns five ratings to the political statements we review, in descending levels of accuracy:
Not every flagrant-fouling ad is painful to watch. In fact, we chuckled at the cartoony corporate fat cats in this Michigan Education Association-produced video about Gov. Rick Snyder's cuts to education funding in the state. But it didn't change the erroneous factual assertions that Snyder "rewarded CEOs with 'big bonuses,'" which went beyond hyperbole and into the realm of cynical, pandering fiction.