Morton Kondracke said that the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the Bush administration's firing of nine U.S. attorneys have "discovered nothing specifically nefarious that any of -- that these firings had anything to do with, except, maybe, the failure to prosecute voter fraud cases." In fact, two of the fired prosecutors have said that they investigated voter fraud allegations but found insufficient evidence to warrant prosecution or a grand jury investigation, while administration officials have stated that a third was fired for reasons unrelated to his performance.
After Sicko director Michael Moore said that CNN's Sicko fact-check "healthcare expert" Paul Keckley is "a person from a think tank group who is a big Republican contributor," CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta asserted that Keckley's "only affiliation" is with Vanderbilt University. Gupta continued, "We checked it, Michael. We checked his conflict of interest. We do ask those questions." In fact, as a caption accompanying Gupta's original report stated, Keckley is a "Deloitte Healthcare Expert."