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The Washington Post fact-checks Republican attack ad against Delgado

Aug 31, 2018 11:33 am
Salvador Rizzo in The Washington Post fact-checks the Congressional Leadership Fund's new attack ad against Rhinebeck-based Democrat Antonio Delgado, who is running for the U.S. House seat now held by John Faso, a Republican who lives in Kinderhook. The Washington Post gives the ad four Pinocchios, and says it is largely false. The ad does not focus on Delgado's positions on issues. Instead, it is all about Delgado's 2006 hip hop album. It claims the lyric “dead presidents can’t represent me” have Delgado “attacking our democracy” and “mocking our values,” when actually "dead presidents" is rap slang for money. Read the full story in The Washington Post.