Thursday, April 25, 2013

Just the Facts, Ma'am...

Stephen Colbert examines PolitiFact's fact-checking of Chris Christie's "Scoobygate" claim to being a Scooby-Doo fan when he was four:

While on the subject of fact-checking, Stephen brings to our attention a significant spreadsheet error in Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff's 2010 austerity debt study:

Finally, an interview with Thomas Herndon, the University of Mass Grad Student who debunked the Reinhart and Rogoff results in his academic paper: "Growth in a Time of Debt."