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21 April 2014

PolitiFact Rates Carter's Claim About Equal Pay Mostly False After Prod From Georgia Unfiltered

Thirteen days ago, presumptive Democrat gubernatorial nominee Jason Carter tweeted the following on Twitter:


Carter's claim that, "Women are paid 77 cents for every $1 men get for the same work," was rated false in 2012 when Barack Obama made the statement. But that didn't stop Carter from repeating it. So Georgia Unfiltered prodded PolitiFact, an independent fact-checking site, gently to verify the accuracy of Jason Carter's claims.





It only took thirteen days, but just like with Barack Obama, the independent fact-checking website said Carter's claim, "Women are paid 77 cents for every $1 men get for the same work," is mostly false.



Let's see if Democrat Jason Carter repeats it again.