President Obama recently got into an off-the-cuff debate with Tea Party activists in Iowa. Most of this back-and-forth focused on Vice President Biden allegedly saying Tea Party Republicans “acted like terrorists” in holding the credit of the United States hostage during the debt deal. The video is below:
However, we’re going to focus in on another, brief point that was brought up by the female Tea Party activist around 47 seconds into the video.
She said this:
“You do realize that 90 percent of the domestic terrorist attacks are done by the left-wing environmental radicals and not people like me.”
The number — a whopping 90 percent — seemed a bit high. So I did some fact-checking. I do not know which source she is quoting (and would be interested to find out), but all evidence I’ve reviewed pointed to one conclusion.